European Kidney Forum 2018

2018 European Kidney Forum

Kidney Transplantation and Donation – The gift of Life

Hosted by the MEP Group for Kidney Health

European Parliament (Room ASP 5G1) – Dinner in Members’ Salon
 Brussels, 26 April 16.30- 20.30
         
    Welcome and Introduction by MEP Hosts, MEP Group for Kidney Health   

MEP Hilde  Vautmans, Belgium

European Parliament

       
   

Transplant Physician’s  view point

What is the situation of transplantation in Europe?

How are EU countries doing?

 

Prof Rainer Oberbauer

European Society for Organ Transplantation

     
    EDITH project

Early data results

 

Dr Vianda Stel, Senior Epidemiologist

ERA-EDTA Renal Registry

       
   

Patient’s view point

 

Ms Fiona Loud

Kidney Care UK

     
   

Organ Donation and Transplantation Across the EU

The work of the European Commission

 

Stefaan van der Spiegel, Team Leader “Substances of Human Origin”

DG Santé, European Commission

     
   

How can we do better? 

Interactive discussion about opt-in opt-out –

how to improve the numbers in each circumstance?

EKHA’s Recommendations for increasing availability and uptake of kidney transplantation in Europe

  Prof Raymond Vanholder, EKHA Chairman

       
 

Closing by MEP Hosts, MEP Group for Kidney Health 

   MEP Karin Kadenbach, Austria
   

Networking Cocktail & Dinner in the Members’ Salon

   

 

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