Tom Oostrom

Organ donation
Jan 14 '20 17:00

On Tuesday a group of patients on the organ donor waiting list called on Netherlands residents to tell their loved ones whether or not they want their organs donated after death. "It is a decision with which you do not want to unwittingly saddle your loved ones at a difficult moment," said 48-year-old Peter, who is waiting for a heart, on the Nierstichting website.

Feb 2 '16 10:42

Amsterdam man Fabian Cornelissen is the face of a world wide campaign, launched by the Dutch Kidney foundation on Monday, aimed at developing the first portable artificial kidney. The aim of the campaign, called Help Them Escape, is to raise the 10 million euros needed to build such a portable artificial kidney and to help give kidney patients dependent on dialyses get their freedom back.

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