Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 1st, 2000
During the first six months of this year, there were 2,978 organ donors. That compares to 2,875 during the first six months of 1999, according to statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service and the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations.
"Our efforts to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation appear to be paying off, but with 71,000 people on the transplant waiting list, we still have a long way to go," HHS secretary Donna Shalala...
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