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Donate organs, serve a noble cause

Updated: 2013-12-23 07:27
( China Daily)

Comment on "System for organ donors test" (China Daily, Dec 17)

The computerized organ-allocation system for organ donors is crucial to saving lives. The system, without any interference, can evaluate and select patients that are in immediate need of organ transplants.

The previous hospital-based allocation of organs was not only inefficient, but also opaque enough to allow favoritism and corruption in organ transplants. Since organ donations can save lives, the organ transplant system should be free of non-medical considerations.

Moreover, I think the Ministry of Health, hospitals and doctors should make greater efforts to educate the public about the significance of donating organs. Many Chinese do not support organ donations beca