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Family of American Who Died in Greece ''Saves'' 8 People By Donating His Organs

The family of a 30-year old American citizen who died in Greece recently, decided to donate his organs, saving the lives of eight different people. The unfortunate man was spending his summer holidays on Greece's island of Tinos this year...

Tears of Joy Follow Tears of Sorrow as Organs of Greek Girl Save 4 Lives

Anastasia's last wish was to donate her organs to save lives, said the mother of the 17-year-old Greek girl who died last week after falling from a hotel balcony in Rome while on a school trip. After her death, four...

Conditions in Greece's Transplant Units Deemed 'Tragic'

Greece 's transplant units in hospitals are facing serious problems due to the lack of staff and medical specialization, with the cases of the two largest transplant units, the Laiko in Athens and the Ippokratio in Thessaloniki, being indicative....

Archdiocese of Australia Supports Organ Donation

The decision of the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia to support organ donation as an act of selfless offer had a positive impact as the number of Greek-Australian donors has increased. Archbishop Stylianos in his message stated that, “Organ donation...

New York Times: "Illegal Organ Sales Have 'Invaded' Crisis-Hit Greece Too"

An extensive article published by the New York Times under the title “European Crisis Bolsters Illegal Sales of Body Parts” features Greece among the countries where illegal organ sales have recently been recorded as a result of dire financial...

Loverdos' Next Project: Organ Donation

 More and more applications are sent by Greek minister Loverdos to his fellow cabinet members so they can get registered as organ donors. Mr.Loverdos notes  that transplants are of great importance and everyone must take action and participate in...