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Education on Organ Donation

1993.1 - Education on Organ Donation

Presenter: Felix, Cantarovich, Paris, France
Authors: Felix Cantarovich


  • To discuss possible reasons for the limited success of public education
  • To generate a different message to society, on different levels, looking forward to modify people’s behaviour about the “use of the body” after death as a “source” of organs and tissues in order to improve the well-being of society
  • To evaluate the feasibility of an educational program on organ donation & transplantation
  • To describe and discuss an educational program on organ donation and transplantation to be applied to different levels of school curricula
  • To present and discuss previous experiences concerning young students’ understanding and acceptance of essential concepts in organ donation
  • To discuss actions by the media concerning their active participation in communicating these new ideas
  • To suggest and discuss the challenges of generating a new message to society

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