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1: United Network for Organ Sharing

According to your reading assignments, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) maintains the most comprehensive and accurate database of organ transplantation information. This website contains valuable information for life care planners.

  • Visit the UNOS website at: www.unos.org
  • From the home page, you can access data including wait list information, general information about UNOS, as well as additional resources.
  • Explore this site at your leisure, and bookmark it for future reference.

2: American Journal of Transplantation

The American Journal of Transplantation publishes information about organ and tissue transplants. Currently, you can register for a free 3-month online subscription to the journal through the Journal’s homepage.

3: Additional Resources

4: Children’s Organ Transplant Association

The Children’s Organ Transplant Association helps individuals and their families raise funds for organ transplantation. This site contains an excellent list of helpful resources for life care planners.

  • Visit the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website at: http://www.cota.org/
  • Click on the “All About COTA” link located on the left hand side of the page.

5: United Network for Organ Sharing:

As you explored the United Network for Organ Sharing’s website previously, did you notice the specific information pertaining to children? Visit the UNOS website again, and follow the directions below to gain access to information about children who need transplants.

  • Visit the UNOS website at: www.unos.org
  • Visit the pages for “Donation and Transplantation”, including the page for “Patient Education”.
  • Explore this site at your leisure.

Additional Canadian Resources

6: Canadian Association of Transplantation

Canadian Association of Transplantation – explore this site, specifically the Canadian Contacts tab which will give the names of hospitals throughout Canada providing transplant surgery

7: Trillium Gift of Life Network

Trillium Gift of Life Network is an Ontario site.

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