Mediclinic Shines Light On Kidney Transplantation Milestones At Organ Congress

Mediclinic Middle East showcased the achievements of Mediclinic City Hospital’s kidney transplantation program at the Organ Donation and Transplantation Congress 2024 in Dubai. The event, held from January 27-30, brought together renowned transplant surgeons from around the world to discuss advancements in the field and promote the UAE’s national organ donation program, Hayat. Dr Waldo Concepcion and Dr Farhad Janahi presented the accomplishments of Mediclinic City Hospital, which is a leading center for kidney transplantation in the UAE.

The transplant center at Mediclinic City Hospital has a strong partnership with Mohammed Bin Rashid University (MBRU) and Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, playing a vital role in raising awareness about organ donation and making the service accessible to citizens and residents of the UAE. The center offers patients suffering from end-stage renal disease an alternative to dialysis, providing them with a better quality of life. Both deceased and live donor transplants are performed, giving families the opportunity to explore the option of being a live kidney donor. The transplant team at Mediclinic City Hospital provides comprehensive and multidisciplinary care for potential recipients and donors throughout the entire process.

Dr Concepcion expressed his delight in representing Mediclinic at the congress, stating that the UAE has made significant progress in organ transplantation in recent years. Meanwhile, Dr Janahi urged everyone to consider organ donation, emphasizing the power to save countless lives. Mediclinic Middle East served as a silver sponsor for the congress and encouraged people to register with the Hayat organ donation program. To find out more about the transplant center at Mediclinic City Hospital, visit their website at

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