Conference Proceeding

Pediatric kidney transplantation in UAE

Dr. Zubaida M N Alismaili,
Division Head, SEHA Dialysis Services, Dubai

Dr. Zubaida Masoud Nasir Alismaili is the Division Head of Paediatric Nephrology & DCEO in SEHA Dialysis Services. She joined Zayed University Executive Masters in Health Care Administration in June 2011. On August 2013 she was promoted to be the deputy CEO of SDS.

End Stage Renal Diseases kidney disease is a devastating condition that has a major impact on the patients, caregivers and the healthcare system. A successful Kidney transplantation is the best treatment for children with End Stage Renal Disease, but it has not always been easy. Although the general concepts of kidney transplantation in pediatrics are similar to adult, key important differences makes is more difficult. Regional challenges has negative impacts on the outcomes but the prognosis of children with End Stage Renal disease has significantly improved in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi after the introduction Pediatric living related Kidney in 2010.

Published: 28 April 2017