Relatives Of Deceased Patients Petition For Earlier Revision To Japanese Legislation On Organ Donors
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Relatives of patients who died while waiting for donor organs held a press conference in Tokyo March 19 and called for an earlier discussion and legislative revision to the 1997 Organ Transplant Law. According to the law, donors who have been declared brain dead must have previously consented and gained family consent to provide organs. Donors under 15 years of age are not allowed to donate. A revised version of the law to expand the donor pool has been stalled in the Japanese Diet. (Click here for more-Japanese language
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