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Findings by Mind Map: Findings

1. Research question 2

2. Research question 3

3. Research question 4

4. Research question 5

5. Research question 1

6. Interview + Questionnaire

7. Literature review + Secondary sources + Questionnaire

8. Questionnaire + Interview + Literature review + Secondary sources

9. Interview

10. Literature review + Secondary sources

11. Situation of 
organ donation

11.1. Organs is unable to meet the demand.

11.2. 2,000 patients waiting for proper organs every year while about 50 of them passed away in waiting.

11.3. 100 brain-dead patients are suitable for organ donation every year but only about half of them donated.

11.4. Family disagreed due to the traditional belief and the uncertainty of their wishes.

11.5. Hong Kong does not have a dedicated authority. Hospitals do not have dedicated teams.

11.6. A Committee on Promotion of Organ Donation was set up in April 2016 to increase the rate of register.

11.7. The opt-out system is still being investigated.

12. Attitude and action of citizens

12.1. More than 50% of citizens are willing to donate.

12.2. Some expressed their wish to family members/ friends, just a few of them carried an organ donation card / registered online.

12.3. Only about 3% of the population registered at the Centralised Organ Donation Register.

12.4. About 40% of those who are willing to donate had done nothing to express their wish.

12.5. Who aged 55-64, who divorced/ separated/ widowed, blue collar workers, those with less monthly household income, those living in public rental flats and those with lower educational attainment of the respondents tend to be not willing to donate organs after death.

13. Reasons to register

13.1. help other people

13.2. organs are useless to self after death

13.3. knowing the organs are always in limited supply

13.4. influenced by media

14. Reasons not to register

14.1. family members disagree

14.2. traditional belief

14.3. would like to keep the body intact

14.4. unfamiliarity of the donation system

14.5. feel unlucky

14.6. still young to think

14.7. afraid of unknown

15. Reasons not yet register

15.1. didn’t action actively

15.2. thinking registration is not urgent

15.3. Stilling considering the way to express

15.4. don’t know the ways to express

16. Description of organ donation

16.1. From media & respondents

16.1.1. generous and love

16.1.2. helping and saving lives

16.1.3. mutual benefits and fortune

16.1.4. benevolence

16.1.5. meaningful

16.1.6. open-minded

16.2. From religions

16.2.1. Christians: loving others as self

16.2.2. Catholics: respecting lives and to help others.

16.2.3. Buddhists: eliminate the pain of others and collecting charitable and pious deed (功德) to have a better reincarnation (輪迴).

16.2.4. Islam: saving lives and respecting human dignity.

17. Existing promotion in HK

17.1. Organ Donation Day

17.2. Leaflets and posters

17.3. Booths at MTR stations, hospitals, streets

17.4. Colour books, games, educational material

17.5. Bus parade

17.6. Promotion truck with videos and games

17.7. ‘Organ Donation Promotion Charter’

17.8. Sports gala

18. Ad messages from foreign campaigns

18.1. Save others. Save up to 8 lives.

18.2. Waiting is frustrating.

18.3. Putting self in others’ shoes.

18.4. No excuse for us. Even a stupid / bad guy could be hero to save others.

18.5. Death is not the end. To extend lifetime.

18.6. Passing the organs like passing something you have finished.

18.7. Give happiness to others.

18.8. Everybody is needed.

18.9. If you’re not an organ donor when you die, you take another life with you.

19. The real stories related

19.1. Donors & Their family

19.1.1. ‘Putting self to other’s shoes’, they felt the pains and needs of others so decided to help / donate.

19.1.2. Helping others is meaningful and it’s a grace.

19.1.3. The bereaved family felt warm & comforted, donation brightened up the others and also brought happiness to another family.

19.1.4. It feels like the love/ part of the deceased is still here.

19.2. Recipients

19.2.1. Felt depressed and anxious in the tough experience under disease, then very grateful after gained the proper organ to live on.

19.2.2. Learn to treasure and respect life.

19.2.3. Hopes to impact others with love and support organ donation.

19.3. People around

19.3.1. Felt touched and support organ donation.

19.3.2. Learned from the luck about saving lives and hope to deliver the luck to the others.