Organ donation

South Africa sees a decline of almost 40% in heart transplants

By Thakira Desai South Africa is facing a dire shortage of organ donors, particularly for heart transplants. That’s according to the Organ Donor Foundation, as South Africa celebrates 50 years since the first successful heart transplant. Despite the country being home to world renowned surgeons and world-class medical facilities, the[…]

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Organ donation: the Islamic perspective

With doctors in South Africa facing an uphill battle to find life-saving organ donations, there remains a tremendous amount of uncertainty amongst Muslims on the Islamic perspective on this controversial issue. According to one scholar, it is permissible to be an organ donor on the condition that the person can[…]

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Organ donation in Islam: the doctor’s dilemma

“Whosoever saves a life, it would be as if he saved the life of all mankind.” [Qur’an5:32] Death is a sensitive topic of discussion in most communities. Discussing whether or not to donate your organs after you die may be an even more sensitive subject as people never want to[…]

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