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.
HCM City: Festival honours organ donors Society

HCM City: Festival honours organ donors

About 1,000 people have attended a festival entitled “Joining Hands for Life” to honor those who have donated organs and raise community awareness of organ transplant and donation.
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.
Donor's organs used to save four patients Health

Donor's organs used to save four patients

Doctors at hospitals in HCM City and Hue this week conducted six successful organ transplant operations, saving the lives of four people and restoring the sight of two severely visually-impaired patients.