The Dubai Health Authority, United Arab Emirates, is in the process of forming a local committee to regulate the transport and transplantation of organs and tissues in Dubai.
The committee will be responsible for standardising and regulating the process of organ transplantation in accordance with the regulations and provisions stipulated in Federal Law No. 05 of 2016 on regulating the transfer and transplantation of organs and tissues.
DHA hosted a workshop to share experiences and learn about the best practices and latest developments in organ transplantation.
The workshop was held with the participation of the National Committee for Organ Transplantation, chaired by Dr Ali Abdulkarim Al Obeidli and attended by representatives of the Donation and Transplantation Institute in Barcelona – Spain, headed by Professor Francesco Procaccio on Tuesday, 6th November in Rashid Hospital.
Dr Marwan Al Mulla, CEO of the Health Regulation Sector at the DHA praised the efforts of all relevant health authorities that working on preparing a comprehensive national programme for organ donation and transplantation. He said that producing the comprehensive programme will relieve the pain of patients and reduce the burden on the health sector, especially when it comes to chronic cases that will be treated according...