Humanitarian month to include multiple activities Society

Humanitarian month to include multiple activities

Blood donation and organ donation commitment is among activities to be held during the humanitarian month which lasts from May 1-31 under the theme of “Connecting, Sharing, and Spreading,” heard a press conference in Hanoi on April 25.
Nearly 20,000 Vietnamese register for organ donation Health

Nearly 20,000 Vietnamese register for organ donation

Nearly 20,000 people have registered to donor their organs after death so far, a surge compared with that of five years ago, heard an international conference on human organ transplant coordination held by the National Coordinating Centree for Human Organ Transplants in Hanoi on March 18.
Hanoi man’s organ donation saves patients with fatal diseases Health

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.
Kids to be prioritised for kidney transplant Health

Kids to be prioritised for kidney transplant

Child patients will be given priority in kidney transplants when there is a brain-dead or non-heart-beating donor under a new agreement on organ transplantation between three major hospitals in HCM City.
Vietnam still in need of tissue, organ donation Health

Vietnam still in need of tissue, organ donation

The number of people registered for tissue and organ donation has remained very small and fails to meet the nation’s demand for organ transplants, said Nguyen Hoang Phuc, Deputy Director of the National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.
Seven-year-old donates cornea, thousands touched Society

Seven-year-old donates cornea, thousands touched

Nguyen Hai An, 7, from Hanoi’s Nam Tu Liem district, took her last breath on February 22. But before she passed away in her K Hospital sickbed, she and her mother agreed that she would give her cornea to people who could use it.
Lack of knowledge behind organ donor shortage Health

Lack of knowledge behind organ donor shortage

​Hanoi, December 28 (VNA) - The lack of knowledge about organ donation is one of the main reasons leading to the shortage of organ donation sources, according to medical experts.
Vietnam lacks organ donors Health

Vietnam lacks organ donors

Vietnam passed a law relating to organ donation in 2006, however, so far the number of clinically-dead patients who have consented to donate their organs has been extremely low.