Review of international and national principles of law in the field of tissue and cell transplantation and the approaches of improving the regulatory framework of hematopoietic stem cells transplantation in Ukraine
The article analyses modern international and national laws in the field of tissue and cell transplantation. The peculiarities of regulation of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in the European Union, USA, Canada, Australia, as well as in Ukraine are considered in detail. Attention is focused on the analysis of general principles of regulation and practical aspects related to harmonization of legislation, standards and practical guides of different countries in the field of HSCT with current unified international standards. These standards should facilitate interstate exchange of quality and safe transplants of hematopoietic stem cells and improve accessibility of this treatment in Ukraine and in the world. The problems and disadvantages of the domestic legislation concerning regulatory support in the field of HSCT are shown. The proposals on improvement of the legal framework efficiency in the field of HSCT in Ukraine are presented.