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Media toolkit

Our media toolkit provides a selection of links to detailed information for journalists, bloggers and other interested parties. Learn more about UNOS by accessing these resources:


Access the latest available data on transplantation in the United States, including the current waiting list, survival rates, median waiting times and the number of transplants performed.

Facts about organ donation

Learn these facts about organ donation to better understand organ, eye and tissue donation.

Frequently asked questions about organ transplantation

View the most commonly asked questions about organ transplantation.

Organ allocation policy

Find all current OPTN/UNOS policies, including allocation policy for each organ. You may also want to read our policy brochures.

Glossary of terms

Look up defined concepts and terminology used in discussing donation and transplantation.


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Social media

UNOS maintains many social media channels to share information with our communities. We count on our community and advocates to help us more widely share the life-saving mission of donation and transplantation. Learn more >

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