Too Many with Chronic Kidney Disease in Malaysia

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This is proven by the understanding, acceptance and community feedback on the message and awareness campaigns conducted various parties since long ago are still far from secure line. According to statistics from the National Transplant Resource Centre, until January 31, 2012, the number of actual organ donation recorded involving 361 individuals, while the organ donation pledge of 188.147 people. This shows that the country desperately needs an organ. According to Dr Rafidah one of the consultant nephrologists at the Selayang Hospital, even with the various media appearances such as print, broadcast, web sites and blogs, many people not only do not know the human can live a normal life with only one kidney depends, but they have a perception of the concept of organ donation from a religious.

World Kidney Day, initiated by the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF), is celebrated on 8 March globally. The 7th World Kidney Day year 2012 themed is “Donate Kidneys for Life Receive” and serves to raise awareness about our kidneys, highlight key risk factors of diabetes and high blood pressure, encourage preventive measures through kidney screening, transplantation and encourage organ donation. World Kidney Day 2012 at the National Level was launched at “Dataran Merdeka”, Kuala Lumpur…

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