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See also: Games Press Conference, 2 September

XII World Transplant Games Coverage
Daily from Budapest

ANN ARBOR, MICH. - TransWeb, the award-winning web site about organ donation and transplantation, will be webcasting from the XII World Transplant Games at Budapest September 5 to September 12, 1999.

Anyone using the Internet will be able to log on to TransWeb ( to instantly begin a virtual visit to this international event in the heart of Eastern Europe. Daily coverage of the Games will include highlights of the athletic competition, profiles, audio interviews, digital photos, stories, and coverage of the opening and closing ceremonies. TransWeb's webcast is sponsored by Abbott Laboratories, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Novartis, and Hungarian Transplant Federation.

The XII World Transplant Games, organized by the Hungarian Transplant Federation (Magyar Transzplantáltak Kulturális és Sportegyesületének, on the web at demonstrate the success of transplantation through the performances of transplant recipient athletes. Forty-six (46) teams from around the globe will take part in a variety of sports during seven days of intense athletic competition. The Games showcase the accomplishments of brave individuals who have been given a second chance at life following a life-saving organ transplant, and promote the need for organ and tissue donation. Organs are received from either living-related or cadaveric donors.

TransWeb is a nonprofit educational web site housed at the University of Michigan Medical Center, designed to educate the public about donation and transplantation and promote organ and tissue donation. For more information, contact TransWeb at

See also: Games Press Conference, 2 September




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