April 22, 2009

Study Tour

Madrid (Spain) Organ donation – 22-24 April 2009

A third tour has been organised in April 22-24, 2009 by the Spanish HOPE member on Organ donation. On invitation of the Spanish Ministry of Health and Social Policy and on the initiative of HOPE, ten professionals from Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Malta, Sweden and the United Kingdom have had the opportunity to get information on the national system on organ donation and transplantation. The study tour was a two and a half days visit in Madrid: the Central Office of ONT, meeting with Dr. Matesanz, Director of the Spanish National Transplant Organization (ONT); the regional health authorities of Madrid; the Spanish Health Ministry; and the transplant coordinator offices of different hospitals, ClĂ­nico and hospital Infantil La Paz.