Transplant patients and their families can gain support from many different sources, including group gatherings, educational programs, one-on-one support, social activities, newsletters, written materials, and talking on the telephone. IOPO can offer opportunities for recipients and families to celebrate the new life received through transplantation.
On this page, you will find:
- Communications with your Donor Family
- Transplant Games of America
- IOPO Scholarship Information
- Life Stories
- Useful Links
If you are interested in communicating with your donor family, please review the following for more detailed information:
- Escribiendo a Su Familia Donante - Una Guia Simple para los Recipientes de Transplantes
- Descargo de la Informacion de Identidad - Guia para Famalias Donates & Recipientes de Transplantes Quienes Tienen Interes para la Communicacion Directa o para Conocerse.
Every other year, IOPO and Indiana families participate in the Transplant Games. These games are an Olympics style event complete with opening and closing ceremonies, but the athlete participants are all organ recipients or family members of recipients.
Transplant recipients or their immediate family members may be eligible to receive an IOPO scholarship. Click here to learn more.
Read some of the compelling life stories written by transplant recipients and donor families. Click here.
No matter where you are in the transplant experience, Transplant Living can help prepare you. You can now choose to personalize the site to help better manage your health information needs.
|US Government Info on Donation & Transplantation||
This resource includes: current national statistics about the number of people on the transplant list, information about becoming an organ and tissue donor, donation basics, transplantation basics, ways to reduce risks, research, best practices, legislation regarding organ donation and transplantation, and a "get involved" section.
|US Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients||
The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients is a national database of statistics related to solid organ transplantation - kidney, liver, pancreas, intestine, heart, and lung.
The registry covers the full range of transplant activity, from organ donation and waiting list candidates to transplant recipients and survival statistics. Its purpose: to support the development of sound policy, to encourage research on issues of importance to the transplant community, and to facilitate responsible analysis of transplant programs and OPO's.
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