Under the theme ‘’Kidney Transplantation in Oman, on the Move’’, the Ministry of Health celebrated the National Kidney Day on Sunday at the Royal Hospital (RH) main Auditorium. The celebration was under the auspices of H.E. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Saidi, Minister of Health, with the attendance of Dr. Qasim Al Salmi, RH Director General and number the hospital’s specialists and nurses.
The celebration marked the Inauguration of the Update donor card of deceased organ donation where H.E. Minister of Health encouraged the community individuals to acquire the card, emphasizing that one person donation would save the life of eight at least.
It should be noted that the number of kidney failure patients are increasing in the Sultanate and more efforts must be put on the brain-dead donors.