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Most patients with renal failure consider kidney transplant to be the best treatment option and research evidence supports this view. People from within the Asian community are three to four times more likely than the general population to require an organ transplant, but unfortunately due to the negative beliefs and misinterpretation, there is scarcity of organ donors from within the Asian community. Transplants are more successful if the donors originate from the same ethnic group. ..Read more
- Award for nurse’s contribution to organ donation
- Research to boost number of South Asian organ donors
- Health chiefs urge South Asians to join organ donor register and slash kidney transplant waiting lists
- Health chiefs urge South Asians to join organ donor register
Patient and Multidisciplinary teams views on scarcity of Asian organ donors, interviews lead by Agimol Pradeep
Explaining the importance of joining NHS organdonor register by Agimol Pradeep in Malayalam language
Interview with Fr. Davis Chiramel (organ donation ambassador from Kerala, India) in Malayalam language
- Organ Donation — let’s make a difference – Episode 1 – Sangham TV
- News from Kidney For Life magazine
- ITV news report on scarcity issues of organ donor
People who inspire..
Could an individual save nine lives? Ajimol Pradeep, a Manchester researcher and organ donation campaigner feels so. She states that as many as nine lives could return to earth if the kidneys, pancreas, liver, lungs, heart and eyes are donated, even after an individual has passed away. In this regard, she has turned out to be a successor to Fr. Davis Chirammel, who has pioneered a movement in Kerala, disseminating the fine message that donation of one’s kidneys is the noblest of all. Fr. Chirammel had therefore intimated the team members in UK that he would like to meet Ajimol, who is the pride of UK Malayalees, if ever he visited the country. Read more – Why Father Chirammel wants to meet and talk with a Malayali nurse based in UK?