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The APKD offers a strong matching platform, powered by the Nobel prize-winning algorithm of Dr Alvin Roth.
The UAE’s largest healthcare community and a US non-profit organisation will collaborate for a paired kidney donation programme.
Abu Dhabi Well being Providers Firm (Seha) and Alliance for Paired Kidney Donation (APKD) inked a memorandum of understanding to work carefully to construct such a programme within the UAE.
Following their latest collective success in facilitating paired donations, the brand new settlement reached between the 2 entities will facilitate transplant alternatives for sufferers with kidney failure looking for the fitting match from the UAE or overseas.
Dr Tarek Fathey, group chief government officer, Seha, mentioned the collaboration will “introduce ample alternatives to rework kidney care regionally, regionally and internationally.”
As a part of the settlement, Seha Kidney Care (SKC), a part of the Seha community and Abu Dhabi’s go-to for kidney illness and therapy, will profit from the chance to have interaction in coaching modules in well being data expertise methods functions, together with Kidney Match – APKD’s paired organ change software program, develop instructional and scientific analysis papers and research, and the change of medical, technical, and administrative expertise.
Dr Ali Al Obaidli, chief medical officer, SKC and chairman of the UAE Nationwide Transplant Committee, mentioned: “We’re happy to formalise a long-term partnership with APKD – by strengthening our relationship, we’re unlocking pathways into international locations internationally that may facilitate life-saving options for kidney illness sufferers throughout the globe, in addition to construct and bolster a paired kidney programme right here within the UAE that may profit our residents and residents.”
The APKD offers a strong matching platform, powered by the Nobel prize-winning algorithm of Dr Alvin Roth, that works with governments and hospitals all over the world to match residing kidney donors with sufferers in want inside and throughout borders.
On a latest go to to the UAE, Dr Roth, mentioned: “Kidney illness is a worldwide drawback that requires a worldwide answer. The UAE, with its numerous inhabitants and strong healthcare infrastructure, is nicely positioned to steer the cost. This latest partnership with APKD will undoubtedly save 1000’s of sufferers requiring kidney transplantation, in gentle of the present organ scarcity.”
Dr Michael Rees, MD PhD, chief government officer, APKD, added: “The UAE’s progressive management and its extraordinary dedication to the care of the nation’s inhabitants, coupled with our mission to safe residing kidney transplants for each affected person in want throughout the globe, will allow us to essentially make a distinction and assist many extra sufferers.”
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