Author: wtgf

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]An innovative program to encourage the world’s transplant recipients to get active has been recognized with two key awards. The World Transplant Games Federation (WTGF) created its Fit for Life! Program to help encourage people who had been saved...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kaylee’s Walk for Life – Saturday October 14th, 11.30am 30th Anniversary of the Freeman Hospital’s Paediatric Heart and Lung Transplant Programme Kaylee Davidson-Olley, the first successful and longest surviving baby transplant in Europe, is leading her Walk for Life, on Saturday...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]The World Transplant Games Federation is reaching out to the worldwide transplant community to help to continually improve the World Transplant Games WTGF President Chris Thomas has written to all member countries this week advising them of the...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] United by the gift of life – now the challenge is to walk a billion steps! The worldwide transplant community has been challenged to celebrate the gift of life and get active by collectively walking a billion steps. The World...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]The World Transplant Games Federation is well placed for the future with a new Constitution and key members of its Executive re-confirmed at the recent World Transplant Games in Spain. WTGF President Chris Thomas today thanked Member Country Representatives...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Awareness-raising group leaves Madrid tomorrow to arrive on 22nd June in Malaga, venue of the 21st World Transplant Games to be held from 25th June to 2 July Group of transplant cyclists starts out to promote physical activity among...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]For close to 40 years transplant recipients from across the world have travelled every two years to celebrate their renewed lives at the World Transplant Games. The World Transplant Games Federation (WTGF) has been conducting sports for transplant recipients...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]The promotion of organ and tissue donation on a global scale is to enter an unprecedented era following the signing of an agreement between the World Transplant Games Federation and the International Olympic Committee. Across the world hundreds of...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]The new Fit for Life! initiative continues to grow as the World Transplant Games Federation announces newly appointed Fit for Life! ambassadors. President of the World Transplant Games Federation (WTGF), Mr Chris Thomas, today(Friday, 5 May 2017) announced the...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] MEDIA RELEASE: The Winter World Transplant Games returns to the international calendar! The President of the World Transplant Games Federation (WTGF), Mr. Chris Thomas, today announced that the Winter World Transplant Games would be back on the WTGF calendar in...