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Centro Nazionale Trapianti - National Institute of Health (CNT-ISS)

Centro Nazionale Trapianti - National Institute of Health (CNT-ISS) website

The National Institute of Health (ISS) is a public technical and scientific body of the Italian NHS, under the control of the Ministry of Health. ISS major activities include the management and coordination of research activities and it acts as consultant for the Ministry of Health, for the government and regions.

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Országos Vérellátó Szolgálat (OVSZ)

Országos Vérellátó Szolgálat (HNBTS), Organ Coordination Office website

The Organ Coordination Office began its activities on January 1, 2007 as a new department of the Hungarian National Blood Transfusion Service. This unit took over all transplant coordination tasks from the former Hungarotransplant Psc. The office centrally coordinates all Hungarian organ procurements process in cooperation with Eurotransplant and forward organ offers from Eurotransplant to Hungarian transplant centers, therefore establishing and operating three levels of donor-transplant coordination.

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Hellenic Transplant Organization (EOM)

Hellenic Transplant Organization (EOM) website

JOINT ACTION 2012 "Facilitating collaboration on organ donation between national authorities in the European Union"

EOM – Hellenic Transplant Organization WP Leader – “Evaluation”

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Hellenic Transplant Organization (EOM) is a body supervised and funded by the Greek Ministry of Health. EOM was funded in 1999 and has been recently (June 2011) reinforced by a new law on organ donation and transplantation (law 3984/2011). 53/2010.

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Eurotransplant International Foundation (ETI)

Eurotransplant International Foundation (ETI) website

Eurotransplant International Foundation is a non-profit service organization for a patient-oriented allocation of donor organs in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Slovenia. This international collaborative framework includes all transplant hospitals, tissue-typing laboratories and hospitals where organ donations take place. The mission statement and goals of Eurotransplant express its main target: to ensure an optimal use of available donor organs. The allocation system is based upon medical and ethical criteria. Through conducting and facilitating scientific research, Eurotransplant aims at a constant improvement of transplant outcomes."

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Agence de la biomédecine (ABM)

Agence de la biomédecine (ABM) website

The Agency of Biomedicine in France (Agence de la biomédecine), established in August 2004 by the Bioethics Law, operates in four key areas of human biology and medicine: assisted reproductive technologies, prenatal and genetic diagnosis, embryos and stem cell research, and the procurement and transplant of organs –notably thanks to regulation and support offices– tissues and cells.

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Kordinacni Stredisko Transplantaci (KST)

Kordinacni Stredisko Transplantaci (KST) website

KST by was established in 2003 on the basis of the Transplantation as an organizational unit of the state, its founder is the Czech Ministry of Health. The seat of KST is at Ruska St. 85, Prague 10.
The main tasks of KST involve coordinating activities of transplantation centers teams, administering specialized national transplantation registries, choosing the most suitable recipients for organs retrieved, coordinating international colaboration in transplantations, as well as other tasks directed by the Ministry.
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Slovenija Transplant (SI)

Slovenija Transplant (SI) website

Slovenia-transplant institute is responsible for all aspects of organ donation and transplant activities on a national level and cooperation with related international institutions. Organizational, scientific, legislative and ethical aspects are covered by professionals in related fields.
We give special attention to promotion of organ donation in general public. Our goals are increasing public awareness and supporting non-profit and transparent donation and transplantation. We have extensive experience in leading (EDD project) or cooperating in EU projects.

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Deutsche Stiftung Organtransplantation (DSO)

Public Federal Service (PFS PH)

Public Federal Service (PFS PH) website

The Federal Public Service (FPS) Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment was set up in 2001. Since 2005, the Ministry of Public Health wished to set up a wide awareness campaign entirely dedicated to organ donation. Many actions were undertaken by the Federal Public Service. The main of the awareness campaigns are to improve the awareness to organ donation amongst the various groups to which the message are addressed.

In 2006, to increase the participating of the “acute” hospitals in the detection, the management and the reporting of the potential donors, the “GIFT Project” was started in 85% of acute hospitals.

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia (MoHRC)

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia (MoHRC) website

Ministry of Health/ Institute for Transplantation and Biomedicine:

The Institute for Transplantations and Biomedicine is an organization unit of the Ministry performing the tasks of planning, coordination and monitoring the implementation of measures for ensuring availability and safety of biological materials for the purpose of medical treatment; plans, prepares, coordinates and monitors the implementation of the National Transplantation Program and the National Policy on Blood and Blood Components, and implements international and regional cooperation, including organ exchange;

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Bulgarian Executive Agency for Transplantation (BEAT)

Bulgarian Executive Agency for Transplantation (BEAT) website

Bulgarian Executive Agency for Transplantation is the competent authority for management, coordination and control of transplantation of organs tissues and cells in Bulgaria. The Executive Agency’s activity, structure and work organization are determined by a Regulation adopted by the Council of Ministers upon the proposal of the Bulgarian Minister of Health.

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National Transplant Bureau (NTB)

National Transplant Bureau (NTB) website

The Lithuanian National Bureau on Transplantation (NTB) was established in 1996. In accordance with his power NTB coordinates, controls and analyzes the preparation of donors, tissue, cells and organ procurement, testing, preservation, storage, transportation, distribution and selection of the recipients. NTB forms a positive public attitude about organ donation and transplantation, too. In order to disseminate information to the public, NTB collaborates with patient‘s organizations.

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Mater Dei Hospital (MDH)

Instituto Português do Sangue e da Transplantação (IPST)

Instituto Português do Sangue e da Transplantação (IPST) website

The Intituto Português do Sangue e da Transplantação, IP (IPST,IP) was created in 2012 by a Law (L n.º 39/2012, of February 16), that merged the Instituto Português do Sangue, IP and the Autoridade para os Serviços de Sangue e da Transplantação, becoming the Official Authority for ensuring and regulating, at a national level, the activity of transfusion medicine and transplantation, as well as for ensuring the donation, procurement, testing, processing, preservation, storage and distribution of human blood, blood components, organs, tissues and cells of human origin.

The IPST, IP, which as formally assumed the ASST attributions in organ and tissue donation and transplantation in August 22nd 2012, is strongly committed in continuing the work carried by ASST, increasing organ, tissues and cells donation and transplantation, mainly through training and sensitization sessions for all professionals involved in this area, general public, and also in the promoting living donation programs.

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National Transplant Organization (NTO)

National Transplant Organization (NTO) website

NTO was created by Ministry of Health Slovak republic on 1.1.2013. NTO was transformed from previous Slovak center for organ transplantation at Slovak Medical University in Bratislava.

NTO consists of coordination department, department of HLA serology and department of HLA DNA analysis.

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National Health System Blood and Transplant Department of Health (NHSBT)

National Health System Blood and Transplant Department of Health (NHSBT) website

NHSBT is a Special Health Authority in the NHS with responsibility for optimising the supply of blood, organs, and tissues and raising the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of blood and transplant services.

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Institutul Clinic Fundeni (FCI)

Institutul Clinic Fundeni (FCI)

POLTRANSPLANT

POLTRANSPLANT website

Polish Transplant Coordinating Centre “Poltransplant” is a budget funded unit of Polish Ministry of Health founded on 14th of June’ 1996 by the Decree of Minister of Health. Poltransplant activities are nationwide. Poltransplant is under the authority and supervision of Polish Ministry of Health.

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