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Hiasat highlights importance of organ donation

By Petra - Apr 16,2014 - Last updated at Apr 16,2014

AMMAN — Health Minister Ali Hiasat on Wednesday asserted the importance of organ donation, especially for patients who need kidney transplants.

The minister made his remarks during a visit  to check on the condition of Dania Barakeh, a nine-year-old  child who has undergone kidney transplant surgery at a public hospital.

The child, whose condition was listed as good, is scheduled to leave the hospital within two days while her father, aged 49, who donated his kidney, is scheduled to leave hospital on Thursday.

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