The initiative includes a list of patients, including 14 children
In the video ... "Your Donation is Hayat" seeks to treat and transplant the kidneys of 38 patients during Ramadan
The medical team from Al Jalila Children's Hospital and Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences.
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One of the children benefiting from the organ transplant program. From the source
Starting today, Emirates Today newspaper, in cooperation with the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai, launches a humanitarian initiative entitled "Your donation is a life."
- The initiative, launched by Emirates Today, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Islamic Dubai, aims to raise 22.6 million dirhams.
The initiative aims to support 38 patients with kidney failure and kidney transplantation for them in the Emirate of Dubai, at an amount of 22 million and 670 thousand dirhams, by motivating the private sector, businessmen and community members to adopt this initiative, and provide the necessary support to the target group.
The initiative includes a list of kidney failure patients who need transplantation, including 14 children and 24 adults, of various nationalities, including 13 citizens, a Gulf patient, three Arabs, a patient from the Comoros Islands, and 20 Asian patients.
The Executive Director of the Charitable Work Sector at the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai, Ahmed Darwish Al Muhairi, affirmed that the "Your Donation is a Life" initiative, which was carried out in cooperation with the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, and "Emirates Today" newspaper, which is a strategic media partner, reflects the spirit of Positive citizenship in empowering and developing humanitarian work, and strengthening the concept of community partnership and its noble humanitarian goals, which contribute to saving lives and the lives of patients with organic failure, in line with the vision of the leadership that supports humanitarian initiatives.
Al Muhairi said: “With the advent of the blessed month of Ramadan, the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities is keen to enhance the role of individuals in making a positive difference, by saving a person’s life and relieving the pain of a person suffering from a chronic disease, which will be reflected on the individual donor, as this will form A constant drive to do good, and to translate this human culture into sustainable results, as the initiatives reinforce the culture of social solidarity, in a way that achieves the public interest.
The Director of Communication and External Relations at the university, and the national coordinator of the National Committee for Organ Transplantation, Nujoud Abdulaziz Al-Khulufi, expressed her thanks and appreciation to the newspaper "Emirates Today" and the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai, for their cooperation in this humanitarian initiative.
She added: “We are proud at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences to be a part of this initiative, out of our keenness to consolidate the university’s values embodied in interconnectedness and giving, as we seek through your life donation initiative to end the journey of suffering of patients with kidney failure.
We invite those with white hands to participate, so that this holy month will be a glimmer of hope and a turning point in the lives of patients with kidney failure towards a new life. ”
Al-Khloufi added: "The organ transplant program is unique in that it is a community-based humanitarian program that brings together institutions and individuals to work together to improve the lives of patients with organic failure, and financial support for insolvent patients is an integral part of the program's success."
She expressed her gratitude to the government, health and private agencies that have contributed and still support the country's efforts in organ transplantation, chief among them the Ministry of Health and Community Protection, Dubai Airports, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, the General Administration of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, Dubai Customs, Dubai Police, and Dubai Health Authority , Mediclinic City Hospital, Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Al Jalila Foundation, Dubai Healthcare City, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
The editor-in-chief of Emirates Today, Colleague Sami Al-Riyami, said, “The initiative comes in the context of the social initiatives that the newspaper has been implementing for years and has met with wide success, and aims primarily to provide treatment and kidney transplantation to 38 patients of different nationalities and ages. Agriculture and therapeutic follow-up for them, an amount of 22 million and 670 thousand dirhams.
He added: “We call on governmental and private institutions, businessmen and individuals to further activate the humanitarian and societal role, especially in this holy month, which translates national cohesion and solidarity in support of such community initiatives, which translate the leadership policy in humanitarian philanthropy and serve the public interest.” .