Reverend Father Davis Chiramel, known as the “kidney priest”, travels the world urging people to register as organ donors, after donating a kidney to a man in need 10 years ago. Photo: The Kidney Federation of India Reverend Father Davis Chiramel, known as the “kidney priest”, travels the world urging people to register as organ donors, after donating a kidney to a man in need 10 years ago. Photo: The Kidney Federation of India
Reverend Father Davis Chiramel, known as the “kidney priest”, travels the world urging people to register as organ donors, after donating a kidney to a man in need 10 years ago. Photo: The Kidney Federation of India

The ‘kidney priest’: how a cleric’s organ donation sparked a global campaign to register more donors

  • Reverend Father Davis Chiramel, the first priest known to have donated an organ, encouraged the gift of giving at a talk in Hong Kong
  • The number of patients who received kidney transplants in the city dropped by 50 per cent in 2019, signalling an urgent need for more donors

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Reverend Father Davis Chiramel, known as the “kidney priest”, travels the world urging people to register as organ donors, after donating a kidney to a man in need 10 years ago. Photo: The Kidney Federation of India Reverend Father Davis Chiramel, known as the “kidney priest”, travels the world urging people to register as organ donors, after donating a kidney to a man in need 10 years ago. Photo: The Kidney Federation of India
Reverend Father Davis Chiramel, known as the “kidney priest”, travels the world urging people to register as organ donors, after donating a kidney to a man in need 10 years ago. Photo: The Kidney Federation of India
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