• Tuesday, May 24, 2022


Top professor calls for more organ donors from British ethnic minorities

Professor Magdi Yaqoob

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A LEADING transplant expert has used the arrival of this year’s Organ Donation Week to ask for more black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) organ donors to come forward and help save thousands of lives. This year Organ Donation Week runs from September 5 until September 11 and is a time when the transplant community promotes the benefits of donation nationally and across local communities. Professor Magdi Yaqoob, the academic director of renal medicine and transplantation at Britain’s biggest NHS Trust, Barts Health, has therefore used his high profile to urge more British people to donate, especially from BAME communities.…

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