Religious leaders give organ donation a boost

November 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 10, p1338
Academic Journal
Discusses the move of unity by different religious communities to support organ donation. The different groups who participated; The critical shortage of donated organs; Religion as a barrier to organ donation for some people.


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