Organ Donor Foundation need citizens to register to donate

Director of communications for the Organ Donor foundation, Jooste Vermeulen, says the foundation was relieved to find out that flyers that were making rounds about selling human organs was just a campaign for a movie.

The movie Bypass which is directed and co-written by Shane Vermooten deals with the problem of underground organ trafficking. _See also : Movie Bypass delves into human organ trafficking_

Vermeulen voiced his concerns about a low number of people who are registering to be organ donors.

Most South African that are educated know about transplantation and yet we are very passive about registering as organ donors and its such an easy thing to do...

Jooste Vermeulen, Director of communications Organ Donor foundation

If you think about it you can save so many people. One organ donor can save seven lives.

Jooste Vermeulen, Director of communications Organ Donor foundation

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