Mother living with HIV successfully donated her liver to her critically-ill HIV-negative child who is who is in desperately needed of one. The transplant was performed in South Africa, but it’s the first of it’s kind in the world.
The girl reportedly waited for 180 days before her mum extended an act of love.
The doctors in South Africa who successfully carried out the operation to save the life of the girl who desperately needed a good liver confirmed that the girl who had a terminal liver disease may have died if a transplant was not done.
The successful operation was made public a year after the doctors at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg did their jobs.
AFP confirms this to be the
“world’s first liver transplant from a mother living with HIV to her critically-ill HIV-negative child”.
The identity of the pair remains unknown according to reports.