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Nation 11 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Doc praises dad for donating son’s organs

A Malaysian father who consented to donate multiple organs and tissue of his 22-year-old son diagnosed as brain dead to save lives in Australia, has been praised for his kind deed that transcended country, colour and race.

Nation 09 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

TV documentary inspires family of accident victim

Inspired by a Hong Kong documentary on organ donations on satellite TV, a family here decided to allow the organs of their daughter to be harvested for transplants after she was certified brain-dead at 1.38pm on Monday.

Community 12 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Awareness drive dispels myths about organ donations

The organ donation awareness campaign, held at the Bangunan Mawar recently, saw religious leaders from the five major religions in our country united as they voiced out their 'approval' to organ donation.

Nation 11 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Nun: Donating organs a greater deed

Some religious rituals hamper efforts to get people to donate their organs, said Buddhist nun Chuan Teik.

Community 05 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Memorial service for organ donor

B>PENANG:/BAbout 100 people, including former students of Chung Ling High School, are expected to attend a memorial service in remembrance of organ donor Teoh Chit Hwa.

Nation 20 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Five receive the gift of life from organ donor

Five people received the ultimate gift - that of life itself - when they underwent transplant operations simultaneously here on Friday.

World 01 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Argentina passes law making everyone an organ donor

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentina's Congress passed a law on Wednesday classifying all citizens as organ donor candidates unless they explicitly reject the idea.

World 30 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

French doctors perform first partial face transplant

Surgeons from two hospitals carried out the operation on a 38-year-old woman on Sunday in the northern city of Amiens.

Nation 24 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

A dad who knows the pain

WHEN six-month-old Nuranis Balqis Al-Huda had to undergo surgery for intussusception (a rare, serious disorder in which the inner segment of the intestine has been pushed into another segment below it) three years ago, her father, Ahmad Khariri Al Hadi Mohd Yusof, spent many panic-stricken hours sourcing for funds and praying for her life.

AseanPlus News 25 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Woman dies after donating kidney

AN ORGAN donor who died shortly after an operation to remove her kidney last week is believed to be the first donor death in almost 30 years of living-related kidney transplants.