organ donation

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  • A two-year-old girl who suffered brain death and donated two kidneys and a liver at Masih Daneshvari Hospital in Tehran, on January 18, 2014. 2022-05-20 18:01

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Organ donation: dead or alive?

    TEHRAN – Making a decision for a brain-dead member is one of the toughest conditions for a family, but it would be easier if they feel to spare other families awaiting an organ transplant the pain of losing a child or to keep alive the memory of their loved one.

  • Organ donation increased by 66% yr/yr 2022-02-11 17:31

    Organ donation increased by 66% yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Organ donation in the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2021) has increased so far by 66 percent compared to the same period in the previous year, Katayoun Najafizadeh, Director of Iranian Organ Donation Association, has stated.

  • Organ donation rises 66% in 6 months 2021-11-22 16:26

    Organ donation rises 66% in 6 months

    TEHRAN – While the outbreak of coronavirus caused a significant drop in organ donation over the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2020-March 2021), it increased by 66 percent in the first six months of this year.

  • Iranian stuntman Arsha Aqdasi in an undated photo. 2021-08-06 18:37

    Stuntman Arsha Aqdasi dies, organs donated to save lives 

    TEHRAN – Iranian stuntman Arsha Aqdasi died in a Beirut hospital on Wednesday after doctors’ weeklong attempt failed to save him from the injuries he suffered in a car crash while shooting a film project in the Lebanese capital. He was 39.

  • Organ donation, a generous life-saving ‘gift’ 2021-05-21 16:53

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Organ donation, a generous life-saving ‘gift’

    TEHRAN – Organ donation is the donation of life to thousands of patients whose future is hanging in the balance, a humane and benevolent act that can prevent the death of 3,000 people annually in Iran.

  • Iran tops Asian countries in organ donation 2020-06-20 17:35

    Iran tops Asian countries in organ donation

    TEHRAN – Iran is ranked first for organ donation among Asian countries, Mehdi Shadnoush, head of the Health Ministry's center for transplantation and disease management, has announced.

  • Mahyar Farzaneh 2020-04-26 01:18

    Teenage cyclist declared brain dead after car crash

    TEHRAN - Iranian teenager cyclist Mahyar Farzaneh, who was injured in a car collision in Yazd on Friday, was declared brain dead.

  • transplant donation 2019-08-14 17:21

    Two hearts transported simultaneously for transplantation

    TEHRAN – For the first time in Iran, hearts of two brain-dead donors were transported with medically-configured aircraft from the city of Yazd to Tehran.

  • organ donation 2019-07-05 20:14

    Health ministry plans to establish registry system for organ shipping

    TEHRAN – The health ministry plans to establish a registry system for organ donation shipping, the head of the ministry's management center for transplantation and special diseases said, IRNA reported on Thursday.

  • organ donation 2019-05-21 19:32

    Six million Iranians hold organ donation cards: MP

    TEHRAN -- Six million Iranians hold organ donation cards, said Ali Nobakht, member of the health committee of the parliament (Majlis), adding although the number has increased over the past years, but there is still more work to be done.

  • Organ donation sets record high in one month 2019-05-05 20:33

    Organ donation sets record high in one month

    TEHRAN — Organ donation in Iran set a record high in the first Iranian calendar month Farvardin (March 21-April 20) compared to the same period last year, an official with the Ministry of Health has said.