OPEN YOUR EYES

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to Open South Korea’s First Eye Bank

The Korea  Times
A South Korean nonprofit plans to open the country’s
first eye donor bank. With some 3,600 patients awaiting corneal transplants,
organizers hope the eye bank will lead to an increase in donations (which occur
after a donor dies).

South Korea has lacked a well coordinated system of organ donors,
owing in part to Confucian influence, but several nonprofit and state agencies
are working to build up the country’s organ donation network. 
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2 thoughts on “OPEN YOUR EYES

  1. I wish more people would consider donation. My family is under orders to give away whatever they can of me, and then get rid of the rest as cheaply as possible…

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