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CRICKETERS' PLEA FOR MORE BLACK, ASIAN AND MINORITY ETHNIC ORGAN DONORS

Scottish international cricket players have urged more people from Scotland’s black, asian and minority ethnic communities to join the NHS Organ Donor Register. 

The call has been issued as those from black, asian and minority ethnic backgrounds are three to four times more likely to need a kidney transplant due to being more prone to developing diabetes or high blood pressure. Yet currently less than 2% of Scots registered are from these communities.

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