TransWeb to Provide Multimedia Web
Coverage of First Family Pledge Congress,
See also: Webcast Team
the award-winning web site about organ donation and transplantation,
will be webcasting from the First
Family Pledge Congress on Organ and Tissue Donation in
Washington D.C., April 14, 1999.
Tune in via the web as more than 200 pediatric transplant recipients
from all fifty states publicly thank their members of Congress for
supporting organ donation. TransWeb's webcast of the Congress, including
digital photos, audio interviews, Real Audio recordings of the proceedings,
and descriptive text, can be found at www.transweb.org,
and is available worldwide, free, 24 hours a day.
TransWeb's coverage of the Congress is made possible by the sponsorship
of the American
Society of Transplant Surgeons, and with the help of
volunteer "webcasters." TransWeb is a nonprofit educational web
site housed at the University of Michigan Medical Center. The website
aims to educate the public about donation and transplantation, and
to promote organ and tissue donation. TransWeb is available free,
24 hours a day, and is visited over 500,000 times every month.
For more information about the webcast, contact Eleanor Jones at
or (734) 998-7314. For more information about the Congress and about
the First Family Pledge, visit www.familypledge.org.