KUALA LUMPUR: A staggering 99.8% of Malaysians under the organ donor waiting list are kidney patients.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 2 — As strange as it sounds, the noble act of organ donation has never really captured the imagination of Malaysians in the way it should.
Original article from theconversation.com Last year, an estimated 12 to 15 registered organ donors and candidates for donation had their decision thwarted by relatives.
DECEMBER 4th, 2015 – Dr Hirman Ismail presented on behalf of Malaysia on the country’s initiatives to strengthen legislative framework and organisational structure of organ & tissue transplant service at the International Transplant Network (ITN) meeting at Istanbul Turkey. Audience was very much interested to know more about Malaysia’s initiatives to discourage illegal organ trading. […]
Original article here A new Act aimed at stopping the illegal organ trade involving Malaysian patients is currently being studied by the Attorney-General’s Chambers. DISHEARTENED by the prospect of a long wait for a transplant, kidney patient Simon (not his real name) decided to take a chance on a deal to get the organ in […]