Altruism and Religion: A New Paradigm for Organ Donation

Activity of NGO’s supporting living donor kidney donations can affect the shortage of kidneys. Matnat Chaim is a Jewish orthodox organization active in Israel since 2009. It is a voluntary organization that aims to shorten and eliminate the waiting list for kidneys.  We found that Matnat Chaim does a great deal for promotion and intermediation of kidney donations in Israel. This form of promotion can be implemented by other organizations and countries.

The article was published online in The Journal of Religion and Health on September 7, 2017.

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