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(Updated on 23/02/2013)

 


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VOCABULARY :

Glossary
(donatelife.net)


Donor Card

(myjewishlearning.com)

Donor card
(postgradmed.com)


Donor card
(diyplanner.com)


 


PICTURES :

  • Organ donor dolls
    "These dolls are all heart - and lungs, eyeballs and brains.
    David Foox, an artist based in Denver, Colorado, has created a collection of organ donor dolls."

    (telegraph.co.uk)



 

FACTS :

 

  • ORGAN TRAFFICKING

    • China's black market for organ donations - 11 August 2015
      (BBC)

    • China organ trafficking: 'I sold my kidney for £4,000' - VIDEO - 11 August 2015
      "A shortage of organ donors has created a lucrative black market in China, a BBC investigation has found.
      The shortfall is a consequence of China ending the practice of harvesting the organs of executed prisoners."

      (BBC)

    • China: Teenager 'sells kidney for iPad 2'
      "The 17-year-old... told a local TV station he had arranged the sale of the kidney over the internet...
      It all started when the high school student saw an online advert offering money to organ donors.
      Illegal agents organised a trip to the hospital and paid him $3,392 (£2,077) after the operation.
      With the cash the student bought an iPad 2, as well as a laptop...
      In 2007, Chinese authorities banned organ trafficking and have introduced a voluntary donor scheme to try to combat the trade.
      "
      (BBC)

      More information here (siliconrepublic.com) and there. (telegraph.co.uk)

 

  • Jobless Spaniards sell kidneys to transplant tourists
    "A MACABRE traffic associated with poor countries in Asia and Latin America has sprung up for the first time in western Europe as the credit crunch reduces Spaniards to selling organs to “transplant tourists”..."
    (timesonline.co.uk)

 


  • Organ donation (Wikipedia)
    1 Organs and tissues which can be donated
    2 Recipient protection
    3 Legislation regarding organ donation
    4 Bioethical issues in organ donation
    4.1 Deontological issues 4.2 Teleological issues
    5 Political issues
    6 Organ shortfall
    6.1 Recent controversy in Organ Transplantation Case in California...
  • Organ Facts (transplantliving.org)
    "Here you can find valuable information about organs available for transplant, how each of these organs work and common diseases of each."
    + U.S. Waiting List Candidates By Organ


 

 

 

 

DEBATES :

  • Statements from Various Religions (chapters.redcross.org)
    AMISH, BAPTIST, BUDDHISM, ROMAN CATHOLIC, CHRISTIAN CHURCH, CHURCH OF CHRIST, CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS, EPISCOPAL, GREEK ORTHODOX, GYPSIES, HINDUISM, INDEPENDENT CONSERVATIVE EVANGELICAL, ISLAM, JEHOVAH'S WITNESS, JUDAISM, LUTHERAN, MORMON, PRESBYTERIAN, SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST, UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, UNITED METHODIST

 

 

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES :

 

 

ACTIVITIES TO PRINT :

 

 

LESSON PLANS :

  • Kidney for iPad trial opens in China (August 11, 2012) - a lesson plan with audio
    "A surgeon and eight other people are on trial in central China over the case of a teenager who sold a kidney to buy an iPad and iPhone.
    The two-day hearing ended on Friday and judges will decide on possible guilty verdicts and sentencing soon."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

 

GAMES TO PRINT :

 

 

 

POSTERS :

 


 

 

 

STORIES :

 

 

CARTOONS :


 


Organ Transplant Gifts
(cartoonstock.com)

 

Kidney Transplant Cartoons
(cartoonstock.com)
Organ gifts - cartoons
(cartoonstock.com)


This is a consent form

(cartoonstock.com)

 


Your brother needs a kidney

(cartoonstock.com)

 


The kidney shape was a cool idea
.
(cartoonstock.com)

 


Organ donor card

(samandfuzzy.com)


 

 

 

VIDEOS :

  • Man Gets Historic Face Transplant - VIDEO - 15 December 2015
    "In 2001, a firefighter lost his face when a burning roof collapsed on him.
    In what is called a “historic” accomplishment, he got a completely new face from an organ donor."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • I'm here - a film by Spike Jonze - A robot love story
    - with French subtitles
    (imheremovie.com)

 

 

 

CINEMA :

  • INHALE :

    • Inhale
      "A Santa Fe district attorney and his wife take desperate measures to find a lung donor for their dying daughter in this topical thriller starring Dermot Mulroney and Diane Kruger." 

      (allmovie.com)


    • Inhale trailer
      "A frantic search leads the couple to a doctor in Mexico, who after promising a cure, is revealed to have connections runing deep into a criminal underworld where his patients aren't donors - they're victims."

      (YouTube)




  • NEVER LET ME GO :

    • Never Let Me Go 
      "is a 2010 British dystopian drama film based on Kazuo Ishiguro's 2005 novel of the same name.
      The film was directed by Mark Romanek from a screenplay written by Alex Garland...
      Never Let Me Go centers on Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy, played respectively by Mulligan, Knightley, and Garfield, who become entangled in a love triangle and are scientific specimens, created in a laboratory and raised in order to provide their organs to severely ill patients.  "

      (Wikipedia)




 

 

SONGS :

 

  • Organ Donor by Agoraphobic Nosebleed (lyrics007.com)
    "when my grandfather was dying
    he rejected a heart tranplant.
    thought a black mans heart
    would make him no longer human.
    he pleaded to be saved from jewish doctors
    who suffocated non- compliant patients with pillows.
    his pleas went unanswered..."