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Nation 06 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Family of new donor praying hard for Hui Yi

The family of an organ donor in Johor Baru is praying for the recovery of mechanical-heart girl Tee Hui Yi.

Nation 05 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Hui Yee gets a new heart

Update: Mechanical heart girl Tee Hui Yi went for a second heart transplant early Friday morning, after her body rejected the first one. She had successfully undergone the earlier heart transplant Thursday after receiving the organ from an accident patient who died in Ipoh on Wednesday.

Nation 04 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Lots of pledges, but not many donate organs

More than 100,000 Malaysians have pledged their organs but in reality only 25 have donated their organs to save lives, reveals Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek.

Nation 01 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

It’s easy to pledge your organs and tissues

Pledging an organ or tissue is as easy as filling up a form and sending it to the National Transplant Resource Centre.

Nation 11 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Pledge organs to change lives

The 103 Malaysians who had donated their corneas since 2001 have offered many blind people the chance to see the world again.

Community 30 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Families’ refusal to honour pledge a stumbling block

LACK of understanding on organ donation among the next-of-kin of donors is hindering the Government's efforts to provide a new lease of life to people suffering from various ailments.

Nation 30 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Include donor pledge in MyKad

Chief High Priest of Malaysia Ven Rev K Sri Dhammaratana has suggested that information on organ pledges be included in MyKad to expedite organ extractions upon death.

Nation 06 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Fourteen-year-old's New Year wish is to get a new heart

With Chinese New Year just round the corner, 14-year-old mechanical heart recipient Tee Hui Yi has made a wish - to get a new heart soon.------------------------------------------------------------------

Nation 30 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Lifeline from a young mum

A YOUNG mother has offered to donate part of her liver in the hope of giving a 10-year-old girl a normal life, I>Kosmo! /I>reported.

World 19 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

N.Y. funeral homes plead guilty to body part theft

NEW YORK (Reuters) - At least four funeral homes stole human body parts from thousands of corpses to sell for use in transplants in a scheme in which seven funeral directors have pleaded guilty, New York prosecutors said on Wednesday.