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Hungary tries to increase organ donation

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7289.756/g (Published 31 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:756
  1. Carl Kovac
  1. Budapest

    Hungary's health ministry has drafted a document to establish a non-profit public service company to coordinate the activities of the national organ donor service and organise the distribution of organs suitable for transplant.

    The new body, Hungarotransplant Kht, will maintain a register of patients awaiting new organs and join the Eurotransplant organisation, which coordinates the search for and registration of donor hearts, livers, and kidneys in Germany, Belgium, …

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