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Past Donations

Since we started in 1999, we have been able to donate a significant number of items to assist renal patients in Malta:

2017

  • Donation of Tracca to support the database and management of HLA typing that helps facilitate the procedure of finding a match kidney donor.
  • Donation towards Research in Genetics and Pathophysiology of Rare Kidney Diseases in Children.
  • Sponsorship of the Lourdes pilgrimage for renal patients and medical staff.
  • Rental of passenger van for use by patients on twilight shift (late evening) dialysis treatment.
  • Sponsored Christmas party for renal patients.

2016

  • Donation towards Research in Genetics and Pathophysiology of Rare Kidney Diseases in Children.
  • Rental of passenger van for use by patients on twilight shift (late evening) dialysis treatment.
  • Sponsorship of the Lourdes pilgrimage for renal patients and medical staff.

2015

  • Donation towards the HLA/AXM Project for all recipients on the kidney transplant.
  • Donation towards Research in Genetics and Pathophysiology of Rare Kidney Diseases in Children.
  • Rental of passenger van for use by patients on twilight shift (late evening) dialysis treatment.
  • Christmas Party for Renal Patients.

2014

  • Rental of passenger van for use by patients on twilight shift dialysis treatment.
  • Purchase of 2 SMASH Advanced Patient Training Arms.
  • Purchase of 2 Hemodialysis Machines.
  • Lourdes pilgrimage for renal patients and medical staff.
  • Christmas Party for Renal Patients.
  • 25% of the year balance donated to Research.

2013

  • Continuation of services of dietician consultant for renal patients.
  • Rental of passenger van for use by patients on late evening dialysis treatment.
  • Purchase of 2 computers for Mater Dei Hospital Renal Unit.
  • Purchase of CCRT machine for Mater Dei ITU, for use on renal patients.
  • Gozo outing for renal patients.
  • Visit to Lourdes, France for renal patients and medical staff.

2012

  • Continuation of services of the dietician consultant for renal patients.
  • Rental of passenger van for use by patients on late evening dialysis treatment.
  • Donated €70,000 for research to the Research, Innovation and Development Trust within the University of Malta.

2011

  • Aiding the appointment of a dietician consultant at Mater Dei Hospital for renal patients.
  • Sponsoring renal nurses to train abroad in transplant co-ordination.
  • Assisting renal patients with individual requirements.

2010

  • Lourdes pilgrimage for renal patients.
  • Indoor cycling bikes for LifeCycle club.
  • Appointment of dietician consultant to renal patients.
  • Outings for renal patients.
  • Setting up of a research fund.
  • 24-hour dialysis machine for renal patients.

2009

  • 5 home choice dialysis machines.
  • Lourdes pilgrimage for renal patients.
  • Support for the Transplant Support Group.
  • Outings for renal patients.

2008

  • 7 LCD screens for the Renal Unit.
  • Lourdes pilgrimage for renal patients.
  • Outings for renal patients.

2007

  • 5 home choice dialysis machines.
  • Wheelchair scale.
  • Dialysis cycling machine.
  • Two crit-line monitors.
  • Multi-parameter water analysis photometer.
  • Non-invasive hemoglobin reader.

2006

  • 4 Kidney Machines
  • 1 Patient Hoist with Weighing Monitor
  • 2 Couches with Scales
  • 1 Cycling Machine

2005

  • 4 Kidney Machine (Lm10,000)
  • 1 Cycling exercise machine (for use by patients whilst on dialysis)
  • 2 Couches
  • 1 Hoist

2004

  • 14 APD Machines (Lm5,000 each)
  • 1 Kidney Machine (Lm10,000)
  • Aloka Ultrasound Machine
  • Portable Site Rite Vascular Ultrasound Machine

2003

  • 1 Kidney Machine (Lm10,000)
  • 1 Dialysis Couch
  • Refurbishments and extension of Renal Unit (Lm15,000)
  • 9 APD Machines (Lm5,000 each)

2002

  • 6 Kidney Machines (Lm10,000 each)
  • 3 APD Machines (Lm5,000 each)

2001/2000

  • Air conditioning system for Renal Unit (Lm8,000).
  • Money donation towards procurement of a Hemodialysis Reverse Osmosis Plant.

1999

  • 4 Kidney machines (valued at Lm10,000 each)
  • 3 Automated Peritoneal Dialysis (APD) machines