Indian couple in UAE donates late daughter's kidney to boy


Dubai, Feb 21 (IANS): An Indian couple based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated their late daughter's kidney to a seven-old-year boy who had been on dialysis for the last five years, a media report said on Friday.

The couple, Keerti and Arun had lost their six-year-old daughter, Devisri last year due to pulmonary hypertension and heart issues. They donating her organs and helped save the lives of three other patients, said the Khaleej Times reported.

Meanwhile, seven-year-old Adam, also Indian, and his parents Deepak John Jacob and Divya S Abraham had been waiting to get a matching kidney donor for him.

Speaking about the transplant, Farhad Janahi, assistant professor at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences here, who conducted the four-hour surgery, said: "Adam was on our waiting list for the last four years. He could not travel, could not go to school, was not allowed to drink more than 400 ml of water as he was on dialysis.

"When we informed his family about Devisri's matching kidney, they were happy and relieved."

Adam, who lived with his family in Ras Al Khaimah, had to come thrice a week to Dubai for dialysis.

Devisri's second kidney was donated to a 15-year-old boy in Abu Dhabi and her liver to an adult living in Saudi Arabia.

"After she left us, we decided to donate her organs. It was a proud moment, but a difficult decision to make. We can see her soul in three other lives. She has left a legacy. We would recommend everyone to pledge their support to organ transplant and register themselves for this programme," the Khaleej Times quoted Arun as saying.

 

  

Top Stories

Comment on this article

  • Rita, Germany

    Fri, Feb 21 2020

    A noble act from parents.Its certainly a heart linching act at the time of daughters departure to Heavenly abode,on the other side were too thought of other suffering children to give a new life.May God bless them for their goodness .And pray these organs will really help them for long long time to live a healthy life as possible.May her soul rest in peace.

    DisAgree Agree [15] Reply Report Abuse


LEAVE A COMMENT

Title : Indian couple in UAE donates late daughter's kidney to boy


 
 
 
 

 
You have 2000 characters left.

Disclaimer:

Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Daijiworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Daijiworld.com be held responsible.


Security Validation

Enter the characters in the image