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Hanoi man’s organ donation saves patients with fatal diseases

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Hanoi man’s organ donation saves patients with fatal diseases

The family of a 27-year-old man in Hanoi, who was declared brain dead in a traffic accident, has voluntarily donated all of his internal organs as well as his corneas and tissues to patients needing replacement, according to the Vietnam National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.

Patients get on well with organs from brain dead donor

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Patients get on well with organs from brain dead donor

The two patients transplanted with a heart and a kidney donated by a brain dead person in Hanoi are in sound condition and ready to be discharged from the hospital, Dr. Pham Thi Ngoc Thao, Deputy Director of the HCM City-based Cho Ray Hospital said on March 19.

First eye bank in southern region opens

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First eye bank in southern region opens

The first eye bank in the southern region made its debut in Ho Chi Minh City on July 20. This is an effort by the HCM City Poor Patient Sponsor Association to bring light to the blind.

First eye bank debuts in Hanoi

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First eye bank debuts in Hanoi

Health Minister Nguyen Quoc Trieu cut a ribbon to debut an eye bank under t he Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO) in Hanoi on March 30.