For years, we've all been inundated with pleas from health organizations to become organ donors.
Unfortunately, for a variety reasons, those campaigns don't seem to be working.
So, how about trying another tactic? How about cash for donors?
According to a survey conducted last Fall, a large number of Canadians actually think that's a good idea.
The survey of 2,004 members of the Canadian public, 339 health professionals, and 268 people with or affected by kidney disease will be published in the upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
Here are the survey results, as summarized by Science Daily:
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"• 70 per cent and 40 per cent of respondents found financial incentives to be acceptable for deceased and living donors, respectively.
• 45 per cent, 14 per cent, and 27 per cent of the public, health professionals, and people with or affected by kidney disease, respectively, supported monetary payment as a financial incentive for living donors.