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Organ Transplant Recipient

While Hiba Yusuf was studying cellular molecular biology at university, a doctor diagnosed her with chronic kidney disease. Her youngest brother volunteered one of his kidneys. With school now on hiatus, Hiba began working for the Kidney Research Centre.  Eight years after the transplant, her new kidney stopped functioning fully. After three years of dialysis, Hiba got a call in the middle of the night with the news that a match had been found from a deceased donor. She is now working towards finishing her degree. 

Languages spoken: 
English, Arabic