Awareness Lecture at "Amman Arab University" about the Reality of Organ Donation in Jordan
Amman - The Deanship of Student Affairs and the Health Center at Amman Arab University organized an awareness lecture entitled "The Reality of Organ Donation in Jordan" in cooperation with the Directorate of the Jordanian Center for Organ Transplantation, in the presence of Dr. The Directorate of the Jordanian Center for Organ Transplantation, Dr. Tariq Harb, a neurosurgery specialist at the Ministry of Health / Al-Bashir Hospital, a number of members of the teaching and administrative staff, and a group of students.
Dr. Al-Jarrah pointed out that organ donation saves many people who suffer from organ failure, in addition to it being considered as ongoing charity for the donor, and stressed that such lectures work to encourage students and the local community to donate organs.
Al-Rawajfeh reviewed the procedures followed in the Directorate of the Jordanian Center for Organ Transplantation, and included an overview of the Jordanian Center for Organ Transplantation and its tasks of supervising organ transplantation programs in institutions operating throughout the Kingdom and working to encourage donors. He said that there is a national record for organ donation, transfer and transplantation. Statistics of a number of donors and a number of beneficiaries, expressing that the center is open to anyone wishing to donate organs, encouraging attendees to donate organs.
In this regard, Dr. Harb spoke about cases of brain death, as well as the methods of determining brain dead, saying that the period of brain death is the fertile period for organ donation, explaining the mechanism of organ transplantation, the period during which organs are transplanted, and the organ’s validity for transplantation, as well as the effects of organ transplantation for the donor and beneficiary. He also talked about the donated organs, stressing that organ donation is a national and humanitarian duty. Many questions were asked by the audience, which were answered by Dr. Harb.
At the end of the lecture, an extensive dialogue took place during which the lecturers answered the attendees' questions and inquiries, and souvenir shields from the university were presented to the lecturers.