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Community leaders urged to increase organ donation awareness among ethnic groups

By: Keerthi Mohan

Community leaders were entrusted with the task to raise awareness about organ donation among Indian Hindu and Jain communities during an event that was hosted by Lord Gadhia in Parliament last Wednesday (12). The event was attended by health minister Jackie Doyle-Price MP and Kirit Modi, a kidney transplant recipient and Life vice-president of the National Kidney Federation. Lord Gadhia praised the opt-out system with safeguards for organ donation, saying it could reduce the shortage of organs and save lives. Lord Gadhia said:  “We have just had Organ Donation Week and even more significantly we have recently had the publication of the Government’s…

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