Memorial held to pay tribute to organ donors in Beijing
By Li Hao, Published: 2022-03-24 20:09:53
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Red Cross Society of China Beijing Branch held the 16th Life Memorial Service in commemoration of organ donors in Beijing on Thursday. Representatives of the Red Cross Society branch, medical schools and donors’ family members attend the memorial in person or online.
According to Red Cross Society of China Beijing Branch, over 28,000 volunteers in Beijing had registered to donate their body after death by the end of 2021. 3,932 people among them had realized their commitment. There are nearly 110,000 people who have registered to donate organs. 2,780 donors have done so and donated 9,500 organs and helped nearly 10,000 patients needing organ transplants. (Photos: Li Hao/GT)