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Nation 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Chua: No action against liver surgeon

No disciplinary action will be taken against Datuk Dr K.C. Tan, a liver transplant surgeon, until a sub-committee comes up with guidelines on organ transplants involving living unrelated donors, Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng said.

Nation 03 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Speedier organ collection with regional teams

The Government will set up regional retrieval teams in several states to speed up the collection of organs for transplantation.

Nation 12 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Guide on organ transplants in final stage

GUIDELINES for organ transplants are in the final stage and are expected to be completed in a month, reported I>Berita Harian/I>.

Nation 25 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘Okay to have unrelated donors’

There is nothing wrong with organ transplants involving unrelated living donors, said renowned Iranian kidney transplant surgeon Prof Dr Iraj Fazel.

Nation 29 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Some Muslim nations ‘are open to stem cell treatment’

Some Muslim countries are open to the idea of using embryonic stem cells as substitutes for dead or deceased cells in organ transplants, a health science and surgery expert from the University of Toronto said.

Nation 26 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Families block organ donation

Refusal by family members of registered organ donors to give their consent is a major reason for the small number of successful organ donations, said Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng.

AseanPlus News 02 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

South Korea to produce pig organs

South Korea announced yesterday that it will spend 60.5 billion won (RM197mil) over the next 10 years to mass-produce pig organs for human transplants as part of a government-backed push to excel in biotechnology.

Nation 27 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jakim teams up with ministry to promote organ donation

The Department of Islamic Advancement (Jakim) has agreed to a request by a Health Ministry committee to get I>imam/Ito talk on organ donation during Friday sermons.

AseanPlus News 28 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Raising awareness on organ donation

IT'S a sports event with no special items; but it's one of special meaning.

Nation 29 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

UMMC service a boon to organ transplants

The University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) has developed and made available a service that will help improve Malaysia's transplant programme involving major organs like kidney, heart and liver by identifying potential recipients according to risk.