This survey focuses on issues encountered by physicians in day-to-day decision-making.
Your responses will aid TTS in developing strategies, programs and resources to better improve access and transparency in transplantation, with an emphasis on increasing deceased donor organ transplantation.
The information collected will also aid the work TTS is doing as part of our World Health Organization collaboration.
All responses will be kept confidential and anonymous.
IN VIEW: PEOPLE IN TRANSPLANTATION - Beatriz Dominguez-Gil
Question: As the Director General of the Spanish National Transplant Organization (ONT), you oversee the world’s most recognized organ Donation and Transplantation structure, the Spanish Model. What is the secret of your and the organization’s success?
Response: It is common to believe that convincing the population to donate is the fundamental aspect for increasing deceased donation rates. However, when donation is low in a given jurisdiction, this is not because of the people; it is because the healthcare system is doing something wrong. These are not my words, but those of my predecessor as Director of ONT, Dr Rafael Matesanz.1 This was very early understood in Spain: the key for success to increase organ donation—and transplant opportunities—is an exquisite management of the process of deceased donation, a process of high complexity ...
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Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Kidney Transplant Recipients With SARS-CoV-2 ReinfectionsGet informed about COVID-19 reinfection after kidney transplantation by the study by Basic-Jukic et al. From their work, it is clear that further work is urgently needed to better understand #COVID reinfections. .
The Asian Society of Transplantation will fund a research project that contributes to our understanding of the impact of sex and/or gender in transplantation using “Asian Society Transplant Registry-Women in transplantation-kidney transplantation (ASTREG-WIT-KT) data.”
ASTREG-WIT-KT is an online registry for data collection and analysis of gender disparity across Asia-Pacific countries. It was borne out of WIT's Pillar 2, which focuses on sex and gender research as it related to solid organ transplantation.
Any epidemiologic, clinical studies using this data will be considered for this grant.