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Saudi King, Crown Prince Join Organ Donation Program

Saudi King, Crown Prince Join Organ Donation Program

Wednesday, 12 May, 2021 - 05:00
King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed. (SPA)

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, have registered in the organ donation program at the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, reported the Saudi Press Agency.


Their humanitarian move stems from the great care that patients with end-stage organ failure receive from King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed.


Their gesture also aims to encourage all citizens and residents to register in the program that gives hope to patients whose lives depend on the transplant of a new organ.


King Salman had worked to establish the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation - previously known as the National Center for Kidneys - in order to ease the suffering of patients with kidney failure.


The center emphasizes the importance of expanding the circle of organ donation to include all patients with end-stage organ failure and spread hope among those on waiting lists and whose recovery process depends on the transplant of a new organ, such as a heart, liver, kidney, and lung.


King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed’s gesture serves as an incentive to fortify one of the most important forms of solidarity known to the Saudi society, as well as boost public health levels and increase the medical sector’s efficiency and success rate in performing such complex operations in the future.


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