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China sets up organ donation committee


Updated: 2014-06-17

China set up a special committee to supervise organ donations and transplants on March 1.

Jointly founded by the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) and the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC), the new committee is going to set up related policies to lead the management of China’s organ donation and transplants.

The committee will be in charge of coordinating and guiding different systems, including donation, obtainment and distribution, clinical transplant service, postoperative registration, and transplant supervision.

It will also evaluate and review clinical and managerial ability in medical institutions and submit the results to the NHFPC. Former Vice-Health Minister Huang Jiefu serves as the committee’s director. The secretary office of the committee is located at the medical policy and medical management bureau of the NHFPC.


Link: China's Central Government / World Health Organization / United Nations Population Fund / UNICEF in China

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