ODISSeA – Organ Donation Innovative Strategies for Southeast Asia is an Erasmus+ project funded by the European Commission under the program “Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education”. The main objective is to design and implement an academic postgraduate program on organ donation in 8 universities from Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines and Thailand (SeA countries) in accordance […]
Although high-impact actions to improve deceased organ donation rate are increasing knowledge and motivation of healthcare professionals, the awareness activities for organ donation addressed to the general population are necessary for the society.
Public mass-media campaigns require a high budget to obtain positive impact; the challenge is to identify actions with high-positive impact and low investment. The workplace has been recognized as an important and useful venue for health campaigns because of the access provided to a large and captive audience.
For this reason, companies are aware of the impact that their activity produce in the environment where they develop their activity. As a result, they carry out Corporate Responsability initiatives that involve their employees and foundations because this benefits both sides.
Corporate volunteering belongs to Corporate Responsability programs and gives the opportunity to the employees to participate in initiatives that they promote. DTI Foundation cooperates with many companies in order to carry out projects to raise awareness about the importance of having a healthy lifestyle and donation and trasplantation.
The most recent project in where DTI Foundation together with the University of Barcelona are the main coordinators is the KeTLOD project; “Knowledge transfer and leadership in Organ Donation, from Europe to China” cofounded by European Commission under the program “Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education”. The main objective of KeTLOD project is to […]
The project ¨Training and social awareness for increasing organ donation in the European Union and neighbouring countries¨ (EUDONORGAN) is a service contract awarded by the European Commission from the European Union budget, on the initiative of the European Parliament. It aims to develop and implement two types of activities […]
SeeLife project aims to improve knowledge, skills and professional competences in Organ Donation and Transplantation in Bulgaria and Latvia, setting the bases for best practices in alignment with the EU directives. The project targets healthcare professionals at university level, as well as physicians already specialized or in training from critical care medicine, emergency and recovery […]
EMPODaT, the European-Mediterranean Postgraduate Program on Organ Donation and Transplantation, is a TEMPUS project funded by the European Commission, the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), to develop and implement a Postgraduate Program on Organ Donation and Transplantation, in accordance with the European Space for Higher Education guidelines. It will employ a blended learning […]
There are wide differences in the effectiveness of donation programs among the European countries. The national donation rates may range, for example, from 1.5 deceased donors pmp* in Bulgaria to 34.4 deceased donors pmp in Spain. Kidney living donation rates vary from 1.2 pmp in Poland to 25.3 pmp in the Netherlands (data from 2009). […]
The European Training Program on Organ Donation (ETPOD) was a Pan-European initiative that aimed at solving the lack of formal training programs in the field of organ donation. lt covers different educational levels, from basic knowledge among healthcare professionals, to specialized training for donor coordinators and hospital managers. Organ shortage is the major limiting factor […]
Education is a main factor for improving donation and transplantation results. Within the twinning project Strengthening the Transplant Agency of the Republic of Moldova and support in legal approximation in the area of quality and safety of substances of human origins (MD10/ENP-PCA/HE/11b) funded by the European Union, Transplant Procurement Management – Donation Transplantation Institute (TPM-DTI), […]
The Council of Europe launched in 2011 a three-year collaborative project that aims to battle organ shortages and to improve access to transplant health services in the Council of Europe BSA member states (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine) through the development of safe and ethical donation and transplantation programmes. […]