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National Agency of Transplantation will created in Ukraine

An intention to create a National Agencyof Transplantation in Ukraine is supported by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM), Health and Transplantation, Shalimov National Institute of Surgery and Transplantation and Ukrainian, and Council of Protecting the Rights and Safety of Patients.

Vice-President of the Council of Protecting the Rights and Safety of Patients Eugene Nayshtetik reported at the round table in the press center of the Information Agency LigaBusinessInform, that the final text of the memorandum will be approved within two weeks. “The text of the memorandum will be signed after negotiating”, he said.
According to Nayshtetik, today the main problem is the creation of the National Agency of transplantation of Ukraine, adaptation and implementation of European protocols and European standards in Ukraine, and training of specialists for work in this field in Ukraine.
According to the head of the department of liver surgery and transplantation of Shalimov National Institute of Surgery and Transplantation Oleg Kotenko, training of transplant coordinators, creation of transplant-coordination service and National Agency will allow a systematic approach to the organization of transplantation. “In a short time you can get a positive result, in consideration of the experience of Croatia, Moldova, which over the last three or four years were able to increase the quantity and quality of their transplants”, he stressed.
Representatives of the European Directorate stated that they could provide instructors to teach Ukrainian transplant coordinators. “We are ready to provide necessary consultations on improving of the legal framework on transplantation in Ukraine and personnel training, as well as to create a national organizational and coordination center of transplantation”, said the Chairman of the Expert Committee on Transplantation EDQM, General Director of the Italian National Transplant Center Alessandro Costa.
According to the Director of the Coordination Center of organs, tissues and cells transplantation Ruslan Salyutin, one of the today priorities is to create a system that could manage the transplant center and organize social advertising.

LIGABusinessInform – 01.11.2013