Sunday, August 28, 2016

Over 44,000 organ donors register during Ramadan


Doha: Over 44,000 new donors signed up to Organ Donor Registry during Ramadan – more than double last year’s total for the same period.

With this, the number of people on the register, which is unique in the region, has crossed 148,000.

During Ramadan, over 450 Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) staff worked to educate and inform the community about organ donation at booths across 14 shopping centres. They also shared information about the importance of the programme and provided new donors with donor card.

An organ transplant is a life-saving procedure and can significantly improve the quality of life for someone with chronic organ failure.

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