Rigid regultions impedes organ donation, transplantation for children

Rigid regultions impedes organ donation, transplantation for children

The law on donation, removal and transplantation of human tissues and organs and donation and recovery of cadavers has been effective from 2006, creating a legal corridor and providing life chances for many people suffering from serious diseases. However, organ donation and transplantation for children still face many barriers because of unreasonable regulations.

The first kidney transplant case in Thong Nhat Hospital

Software for donated organ management, allocation launched

Cho Ray Hospital yesterday cooperated with the Children Hospital No.2 and Thong Nhat Hospital to introduce a software piece to manage and allocate donated organs, expected to improve the performance and transparency of these tasks in order to increase the trust of the public and the willingness to donate more organs to save life.

Illustrative photo (Photo: SGGP)

Inadequate organ donation results in prevalent trade of human organs

The unavailability of adequate organs for transplantation to meet the existing demand has resulted in major organ shortage crises. As a result, there has been a major increase in the number of patients on transplant waiting lists as well as in the number of patients dying while on the waiting list. Worse, trade of human organs is prevalent.

Pham Thi Mai ( purple) receives the medal (Photo: SGGP)

Mother of organ donor rewarded medal


Authorized by Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long who expressed his gratitude to Pham Thi Mai, mother of dead Nguyen Hong Quan, an organ donor; a mission team of doctors from Cho Ray Hospital have visited Ms. Mai’s house in the Southern Province of Ba Ria- Vung Tau and gave her the medal "For the people's health."
Surgeons of Medical UNiversity Hospital perform a liver transplant (Photo: SGGP)

Miss Vietnam Do My Linh registers to donate organs

Vietnamese beauty queen Do My Linh has gone to HCMC- based Cho Ray Hospital to sign up for organ donation, becoming the first winner of the country’s top beauty pageant to do so.