The draft is likely to allow organ transplants
from brain-dead children aged under 15 with the consent of their parents.
A ministry official welcomed the steady progress in preparations for organ transplants
, but expressed uncertainty about what impact the actual start of transplants from brain-dead donors this February had had on medical facilities' preparedness.
The network is the only entity in the country authorized to arrange organ transplants
from brain-dead donors.
The Japanese law is particularly harmful to young people and infants who need a life-saving organ transplant
, according to the editorial.
Kurokawa served as chairman of a committee specializing in organ transplants
under the Council on Public Health, an advisory panel to the health minister, beginning in January 1997.
As part of the latest set of organ transplants
, a kidney was transplanted Monday to a man at the Sendai Shakai Hoken Hospital in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture.
Chapman pointed out the TTS fully supports the goals espoused by Huang, to be accomplished under the PRC National Organ Transplant
Committee (NOTC), which include:
A senior member of the Japan Organ Transplant
Network, the nation's only organization coordinating organ transplants
, allegedly embezzled 11.
The hospital contacted the Japan Organ Transplant
Network, the only organization in the country licensed to arrange organ transplants
from brain-dead donors, the Kochi prefectural government and prefectural police on Feb.
As a result, in just a year, the company says its has collected more than 30,000 unwanted cell phones that were either recycled or sold to a third party vendor, with all proceeds benefiting The Children's Organ Transplant
Just two months after issuing new human organ transplant
regulations China's Ministry of Health announced that beginning on June 26 Chinese patients will be given priority access for receiving organ transplants
To address this need, the American Society of Transplantation (AST) will host an Eastern Regional Meeting titled, "Long Term Management of the Organ Transplant
Recipient" on May 6, 2006, at the Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, Virginia.