The human spirit: #684

Dr. Moshe Halberstam donates a kidney to Miles HartogHere’s a surprise. Although Israel is low – 34th to be specific – on the list of countries where organs are donated from the deceased – we’re close to the top of the list when it comes to kidney donations from living persons. Based on 2017 data from the Registry of Organ Donation and Transplantation, we’re in fifth place – with preliminary 2018 numbers suggesting that we’re moving even higher.

The article was published in the Jerusalem Post on July 3, 2019.

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