Dubai’s public and private sectors join forces to perform first pediatric kidney transplant from live donor in UAE

Emirates News Agency | Jan 13, 2021 at 9:11 PM

DUBAI, 13th January, 2021 (WAM) — In yet another success story of public-private collaboration in Dubai’s medical sector, a team physicians from Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital (Al Jalila Children’s), Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) and Mediclinic Middle East have successfully carried out the first pediatric kidney transplant from a live donor in the UAE on a 16-year-old boy suffering from end-stage kidney. The surgery was funded by Al Jalila Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to transforming lives through medical…