A huge increase in the number of the organ doners has been recorded in Greece in the past year, Health Minister Andreas Loverdos told parliament on Thursday, adding the figure is expected to further shoot up as a result of the  of the ministry's relevant public awareness campaign currently underway.
According to Loverdos, the number of organ doners have reached 5,000 so far this year from 2,000 in 2010, posting a 33 percent hike, while 5,000 more citizens have submitted statements to become doners in the recent weeks.