Promoting organ donation and transplantation among South Asians in the United Kingdom: the role of social networks in the South Asian community.

@article{Randhawa2005PromotingOD,
  title={Promoting organ donation and transplantation among South Asians in the United Kingdom: the role of social networks in the South Asian community.},
  author={Gurch Randhawa},
  journal={Progress in transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          286-90
        }
}
The percentage of South Asians on the kidney transplant waiting list in the United Kingdom is 3 times their percentage in the general population. Obviously, organ donation and transplantation among South Asians in the United Kingdom needs improvement. In recent years, ethnically targeted campaigns in the mass media have specifically attempted to attract donors from the South Asian communities. A number of pilot studies have been done to evaluate the effectiveness of these initiatives in… CONTINUE READING
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