Oct 19, 2016 04:41 PM

Organ Donations for Transplants Jump 50% in First Nine Months of Year


(Beijing) — The number of organ donations in China jumped 50%, to 2,950, in the first three quarters of 2016 compared with a year earlier.

Li Bin, head of the National Health and Family Planning Commission, told an international conference on organ donations on Monday that authorities recorded 8,866 donations by the end of 2015, which contributed to 25,000 organs being used in transplant operations across China.

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