Programs that are responsible for acquiring and maintaining supplies of donated blood and blood products that support the needs of patients who require a transfusion.
Programs that accept donated cadavers for anatomical study in medical schools or for use in medical research.
Programs that maintain computerized repositories of information about individuals who have registered their intent to donate organs and tissue and the conditions under which they may be used; provide cards that people who want to donate vital organs, tissue or their entire bodies (for purposes of anatomical study) can complete, sign and carry with them; or issue stickers which can be affixed to an individual's driver licence indicating the intent to donate.
Programs that collect, freeze and store donated semen for future use in inseminations.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.