By writer to www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk
A BRADFORD lady is highlighting the significance of organ donation after receiving the “unimaginable reward” of a kidney transplant.
Rehana Kosar, a mother-of-two from Bradford Moor, is now an envoy for Kidney Analysis UK and works with the Bradford renal crew to lift consciousness.
She spent a gruelling 9 months on dialysis earlier than receiving her transplant.
“Having my kidney transplant was an unimaginable reward and has modified my life nonetheless this isn’t a treatment, there isn’t any treatment,” she stated.
“Round 5,000 persons are on the ready listing for a kidney transplant to save lots of their life. Three million individuals within the UK are estimated to have kidney illness and round one million of those individuals don’t know they’ve it.”
Rehana added: “My complete life has modified since my transplant, I’m energetic and wholesome however most of all I’m completely happy in my work setting as I’ve a really supportive supervisor, Ayaz Ahmed, who could be very understanding in direction of my well being wants.
“I additionally want to thank my supportive household and pals for being there for me on this journey.
“I hope sharing my story will promote how essential it’s to be an organ donor and the way it can change somebody’s life.
“I’m now an envoy for Kidney Analysis UK and I additionally work with the Bradford renal crew to lift consciousness.
“Dr Stoves, my renal guide and the crew are all the time right here for me and only a cellphone name away.
“Right here I’m as we speak feeling so happy with elevating the full of £500 for Kidney Analysis UK. I want to thank everybody who has contributed to the charity which can make large distinction to fund lifesaving analysis.”
For extra data go to: www.kidneyresearchuk.org