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Saturday, 26 November 2016 - 13:28
Plans to make use of kidneys of brain dead individuals
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Health Officials point out that Kidneys, of brain dead patients could be made use of for transplants.

Nearly 700 to 800 persons die every year after being brain dead.

Director of the National Centre for Kidney Transplants located in Maligakanda, Specialist Doctor Rathnasiri A Hewage stated that a programme will be put in place to make way for organs of brain dead persons to be offered to others with the consent of the relatives of the former.

Nearly 5 thousand persons fall victim to the kidney decease every year.

Director of the National Centre for Kidney Transplants further stated that similar to donating eyes, Kidneys can also be donated and those willing to could call the numbers, 0112 422 335 or 0112 422 336 – the numbers once again are 0112 422 335 or 0112 422 336.

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