Earlier this month, the MySejahtera application introduced a new feature that allows the public to register as organ donors starting on 6 September. Today (14 Sept), as many as 4,500 individuals have pledged through the app according to health minister Khairy Jamaluddin.
“4,500 organ donor pledges since we launched the feature in @my_sejahtera. Please spread the word. Become an organ donor pledger today. Save lives,” he said on Twitter.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health posted on Facebook stating that this new initiative has made it accessible for Malaysians to register and on average, there are about 700 new organ donor pledges per day.
Just last week at the closing ceremony of the Organ Donation Awareness Week, Khairy said that 10,442 people are now waiting for organ transplants in Malaysia and urged the public to register as organ donors on MySejahtera.
“I would also…