Organ Donors

Communication Award

The Wits Communications team is committed to making research and science accessible through creative strategies and multiple platforms

Don’t harden your heart: Give it and save more than one life

One organ donor can save seven lives and improve the quality of life for 50 more people.

Saving baby Zia from a rare disease

A procedure new to SA has allowed a young mother to give part of her liver to save her son.

Transplants, tragedy and the true kindness of strangers

Organ donations are rare in SA: donors and the specialists needed to do transplants are few. But awareness increases as more lives are being saved.

Organ transplants: Athletes’ true race is against time

Transplantees have gathered in Durban to compete against each other and raise donor awareness.

Organ donation: A fight to survive

With organ donations in SA dipping as low as two per million people many don't live long enough to find a suitable match, writes Faranaaz Parker.

Spain’s family bonds lie at the heart and soul of great healthcare

Spain leads the world in organ transplants, but its success in the operating theatre is matched by its holistic approach outside.

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Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences