Organ Donation

Facts about Organ Donation

What is meant by organ donation?

It means approval and living will of a person that his / her organs can be donated for transplantation after their death.

Which organs can be donated?

Kidneys, liver, heart, lungs, pancreas and corneas can be donated for transplantation.

Can organs of every dead person be donated for transplantation?

No! Organs of only those people who meet accidental death, or whose death occur while they are on a ventilator in an intensive care unit in a hospital, can be donated for transplantation.

Who is responsible for diagnosing brain death?

A brain death diagnosis is made by doctors who are not related to organ transplantation so that there is no conflict of interest. Usually this diagnosis is made by neurologists and anesthetists who are looking after patients in the intensive care units.

What does the religion say about organ donation?

All religions of the world regard organ donation as a noble gesture. Organ transplantation from deceased donors is being practiced in most countries including Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey and Lebanon.

Please keep the donor card on your person at all times preferably in your wallet.

Please inform your near and dear ones of your intention to donate your organs.

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