All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Organ donor’

Ohio Execution Delayed due to Organ Donor Request

Ronald Phillips was scheduled to be executed Thursday for the 1993 murder of 3-year-old Sheila Marie Evans. Ohio Governor John Kasich on Wednesday stayed his execution of Phillips to determine whether his non-vital organs or tissues can be donated to his mother or others. According to Phillip’s attorney, his mother needs a kidney and is currently on dialysis. His attorney …

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Facebook To Spread Organ Donor Initiative to Asia

It looks like South Korea will be the first Asian country that Facebook will tap in their ongoing organ donation awareness initiative. South Korean news site Yonhap is reporting that Facebook is planning to allow users in the country to display their organ donor status by Wednesday. Apparently, Facebook worked with the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to …

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Facebook Encourages Users to Disclose Organ Donor Status

Today Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and CEO Sheryl Sandberg submitted a blog post urging users of the social network to disclose their organ donor status, in an initiative to save lives. Facebook members can now add their donor directives to their timelines, and also follow a link to register with their state or national donor database, if they’ve yet to …

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