NKF reviewing support fund in bid to attract more kidney donors

Madam Liau Cheok Huey and her husband, Mr Teo Eng Hong. Mr Teo gave his kidney to Madam Liau in 2009 and said his health has not suffered after the transplant.
Madam Liau Cheok Huey and her husband, Mr Teo Eng Hong. Mr Teo gave his kidney to Madam Liau in 2009 and said his health has not suffered after the transplant.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

SINGAPORE - When Madam Liau Cheok Huey was suffering from chronic kidney disease and had to go on dialysis, she initially rejected her husband's offer of his kidney.

The 58-year-old housewife feared that donating a kidney would affect his health and that Mr Teo Eng Hong, 59, may not be able to continue in his job as a storekeeper.

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