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AseanPlus News 18 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Doctor transplanting hope to millions

KARACHI: Camped on the baking concrete outside a gleaming transplant centre, the city’s sick have come from miles around in desperate hope for a last chance at life.

Community 04 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

‘Prioritise organ donation instead of dialysis’

THE GOVERNMENT has allocated RM40mil, the largest amount yet, to encourage the establishment of more private haemodialysis centres in Budget 2017.

South Korea 15 Oct 2016 | 3:40 AM

Chinese movies dominate Asia's top film festival

Busan (South Korea) (AFP) - Chinese movies have taken the two main prizes at Asia's premier film festival, with judges lauding their portrayal of two very different versions of modern reality in their country.

Nation 04 Oct 2016 | 1:31 PM

Malaysia's organ donation rate among lowest in the world

JELEBU: The organ donation rate for organ and tissue transplants in Malaysia is among the lowest in the world, says Negri Sembilan Health director Dr Abdul Rahim Abdullah.

Nation 20 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Transplant claims debunked

Beijing: It cannot be true that between 60,000 and 100,000 organ transplants are performed on the Chinese main-land yearly using organs taken from executed prisoners, prominent transplantation experts said.

World 11 Aug 2016 | 12:27 PM

Doctors at top Indian hospital charged in kidney harvesting racket

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The chief executive, medical director and three other doctors at a prestigious Indian hospital have been charged with offences related to illegal organ transplants after a kidney trafficking racket was uncovered, a police spokesman said.

AseanPlus News 02 Jul 2016 | 5:36 AM

Singaporean toddler hoping for a transplant heart

SINGAPORE: The parents of two-year-old Wong Zi Qin have been waiting for her to come out of a medically induced coma that her doctors put her into last Saturday after her heart stopped and she had to be resuscitated.

Wellness 30 Apr 2016 | 7:00 AM

A gift of life from one HIV patient to another

Liver and kidney from HIV-infected donor are transplanted into HIV-positive patients.

Science & Technology 07 Apr 2016 | 7:00 AM

His heart may save your life one day

Pigs are better heart donors to human beings, say scientists. Their hearts are similar to ours and the animals are widely farmed.

Community 16 Dec 2015 | 12:00 AM

Organ donors on the rise

MALACCA: A total of 19,518 patients are on the waiting list for organ transplants as of the end of November.