You Can Now Register As An Organ Donor On The MySejahtera App, Says Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin

Health Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin announced that registration for organ donation can be made on the MySejahtera app!

you can now register as an organ donor on the mysejahtera app, says health minister khairy jamaluddinPhoto via The Edge Markets

This is due to a very low rate of organ donors, and being among the 10 countries with the lowest transplant rates in the world in 2021 at only 2.84 organ transplants done per million population, as reported by the Global Observatory on Donation and Transplant.

“When people make a pledge via MySejahtera, the information directly reaches the National Transplant Resource Centre. If there is a case of death in any hospital and eligible for organ donation, the information will be shown in the system,” he explained. 

According to The Edge Markets, Khairy further revealed that the number of patients who are still waiting to get an organ donation in Malaysia as of Sunday (4 August) is 10,442, however, only 2,700 transplant cases involving organ donation have been carried out since 1975.

“Based on the latest organ donation statistics from the National Transplant Resource Centre in July 2022, it shows that there have been 779 organ donors after death since 1997.

“The number of organ donor pledges now stands at 517,758 people since 1997,” he said.

Menurut Global Observatory on Donation and Transplantation, amalan pendermaan organ di negara ini adalah rendah apabila...

Posted by Khairy Jamaluddin on Sunday, 4 September 2022

Organ donation is an opportunity to help others! 

Did you know that one person’s donation can impact more than 80 people? According to the Health Resources and Services Administration, one deceased donation can save eight lives and enhance the lives of 75 more. 

That is amazing!

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat