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Every year 1,000 people die waiting for a transplant but it's easy to register as an organ donor and give blood.
BBC news presenter Sabet Choudhury talks about his decision to donate a kidney to save his mother's life.
Five personal accounts of growing up after a childhood liver transplant.
There are many concerns surrounding organ donation, including the issue of ethics. Get the answers to some common queries.
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Comedian Gina Yashere is actively involved in promoting blood and organ donation among ethnic minorities
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Rudolph Isaacs has a rare blood type, U-negative. There are only 28 U-negative donors in England.
Transplant co-ordinator Jen Lumsdaine describes how a donor is matched with a recipient.
There are thousands of people waiting for transplants. Organ donation can transform their lives
Watch Michelle's story. She talks about her experience as a bone marrow donor
The history of blood and organ donation explained in an interactive timeline
What can go wrong with your kidneys and why, including kidney disease, kidney stones and kidney cancer
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