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Línea Abierta : DONATING ORGANS: MYTH VERSUS FACT.

  • Title: DONATING ORGANS: MYTH VERSUS FACT.
  • Guest: Esther Padilla
  • Additional Guests: Germán Amezcua, Nick Razo
  • Host: Chelis López
  • Date: TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010
  • Description: DONATING ORGANS: MYTH VERSUS FACT. Organ donation can save lives, but there are still not enough donors to meet the demand. Latino donors are even harder to find.
  • Genre: News
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Program Number: 6050
  • Producer: Samuel Orozco
  • Progam Number: 6050
  • Publisher: Radio Bilingüe
  • Rights: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License
  • Subject: Health
  • Year: 2010
  • Program Name: la_100316.mp3
  • Length: 59:03 minutes (54.07 MB)
  • Format: Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

DONATING ORGANS: MYTH VERSUS FACT. Organ donation can save lives, but there are still not enough donors to meet the demand. Latino donors are even harder to find. Promoters of organ donation say many Latinos are dissuaded from organ donation because they believe the Catholic Church doesn’t support organ donation or they believe organs are harvested from people before they are pronounced brain dead. This program is in collaboration with the series Health Dialogues of KQED, San Francisco's public radio.

Guests: Esther Padilla, Donor After Care Services Coordinator, California Transplant Donor Network, Fresno, CA, www.ctdn.org ; German Amezcua, Father of 9-year-old organ donor Sebastián Amezcua, Fresno, CA; Nick Razo, Liver transplant recipient, Berkeley, CA.

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