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Action Agenda

Actions to strengthen the U.S. organ donation and transplant system

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Increasing efficiency

Making it easier for transplant hospitals to say yes to an organ

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Predictive analytics

Powerful support for organ offer decision-making

Organ transportation

Organ Transportation

Congress acts to support safe and efficient transport of donor organs

Ensuring the safe transportation of donated organs

Congress creates workgroup to explore how organs can once again travel safely in a plane’s cabin

UNOS welcomes the new Board of Directors

For the first time in nearly 40 years, the UNOS board will be independent from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) board. Learn more about the UNOS board

More lives saved in 2023

Thank you to all the donors whose selfless gifts made possible more than 46,000 lifesaving transplants

Honoring the gift of life

Donor mother and wife Donnetta Quarles-Reese and First Lady of Virginia Suzanne S. Youngkin were the honored speakers for the ceremony, marking the 20th anniversary of the National Donor Memorial

UNOS Travel App wins innovation award

The RVA Technology Council has recognized UNOS for app that enables quicker, more efficient way to coordinate the transportation of donor organs

Optimizing our nation’s transplant system to save more lives

Right now

103,792

people need an organ transplant*

This year

12,135
donors
January - June 2024 as of 07/17/2024

led to

24,261
transplants
January - June 2024 as of 07/17/2024

12,135
donors
January - June 2024 as of 07/17/2024

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