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
         
16.30-16.40   Welcome and Introduction by MEP Hosts, MEP Group for Kidney Health   

MEP Hilde  Vautmans, Belgium

MEP Karin Kadenbach, Austria

European Parliament

16.40-17.00  

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

17.00-17.20   EDITH project

Early data results

 

Dr Vianda Stel, Senior Epidemiologist

ERA-EDTA Renal Registry

17.20-17.40   

Patient’s view point

 

Mr Andy Demaine

Kidney Care UK (TBC)

17.40- 18.00  

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

18.00-18.20  

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

All

18.20-18.30

 

Closing by MEP Hosts, MEP Group for Kidney Health 

   
18.30-20.30  

Networking Cocktail & Dinner in the Members’ Salon

   All

 

 

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