Government policy and organ transplantation in China

  title={Government policy and organ transplantation in China},
  author={Jiefu Huang and Yilei Mao and James Michael Millis},
  journal={The Lancet},

The global diffusion of organ transplantation: trends, drivers and policy implications

The Global Observatory’s data are used to describe the current distribution of – and trends in – transplantation activities and to evaluate the role of health systems factors and macroeconomics in the diffusion of transplantation technology.

Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism: The Role of Global Professional Ethical Standards—The 2008 Declaration of Istanbul

Over the past 5 years, the Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group organized and encouraged cooperation among professional bodies and relevant international, regional, and national governmental organizations, which has produced significant progress in combating organ trafficking and transplant tourism around the world.

Regulation of lung transplantation in China.

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    The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation
  • 2012

Report of the Madrid Consultation: Part 1: European and universal challenges in organ donation and transplantation, searching for global solutions.

There is an urgent need for new strategic approaches toward these challenges that are capable of equitably meeting the organ transplant needs of populations in reliable, sustainable, efficient, and effective ways that do not compromise ethical principles.

Transformation of organ donation in China

To alleviate the further difficulties of donation, establishment of professional organ procurement organizations in transplant hospitals, legislation of brain death, and promulgation of legal guidelines on DCD will be the main targets of organ donation development in China.

Patients beyond borders: A study of medical tourists in four countries

Evidence and inference strongly suggest that access to health care for poorer groups will worsen in these countries as medical tourism increases, at least in the short term, raising generic ethical and policy challenges over the extent to which access to essential health care by poorer persons is compromised by the public subsidization or promotion of medical tourism.

Medical travel and the sale of human biological materials: Suggestions for ethical policy development

The international medical travel industry includes patients seeking to access human biological materials (HBM) including gametes, organs and stem cells. Of the various niche markets, ‘transplant

The implications of Istanbul Declaration on organ trafficking and transplant tourism

  • F. Delmonico
  • Medicine
    Current opinion in organ transplantation
  • 2009
This report provides a country-by-country description of current events that may effect the practice of transplantation internationally for the foreseeable future.

Living Organ Transplantation Policy Transition in Asia: towards Adaptive Policy Changes

  • J. He
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • 2010
This paper maps policies in ten Asian economies along two defining variables: donor restriction and donor compensation, and finds substantial adaptive changes over the past two decades half of these cases show a substantive change in either expanding donor eligibility, legalizing compensation, or both.



Ethical and legislative perspectives on liver transplantation in the People's Republic of China

  • Jie-fu Huang
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society
  • 2007
It is necessary to illustrate the progress that has been achieved and the challenges that the PRC faces, and goals must be defined in a way to accomplish and facilitate the further disciplined development of liver transplantation in thePRC.

Globalization and social determinants of health: The role of the global marketplace (part 2 of 3)

A definition of globalization is identified that gives primacy to the drivers and effects of transnational economic integration, and a number of important conceptual and methodological issues in studying globalization's effects on SDH and their distribution are addressed.

Globalisation and public health-overview and a Swedish perspective.

Economic development in itself is not enough to improve health and wellbeing for all people, and specific policies and actions to improve living and working conditions have to be properly financed, implemented and organised.

The Transplantation Society's policy on interactions with China.

The Transplantation Society's policy on interactions with China is presented and some recent positive developments are summarized.

[Ethical and legislative perspectives on liver transplantation in Mainland China].

  • Jie-fu Huang
  • Medicine
    Zhonghua wai ke za zhi [Chinese journal of surgery]
  • 2007
China's liver transplantation program has evolved with ups and downs for nearly 3 decades and now, has been accepted as an effective therapeutic modality for many types of end-stage liver disease.

Transplantation of liver grafts from living donors into adults--too much, too soon.

Since 1995, many liver-transplantation programs in the United States,1,2 Europe,3 and Asia4,5 have performed adult-to-adult transplantation of liver grafts from living donors. Since 1997, more than

Medicare program; hospital conditions of participation: requirements for approval and re-approval of transplant centers to perform organ transplants. Final rule.

This final rule establishes, for the first time, Medicare conditions of participation for heart, heart-lung, intestine, kidney, liver, lung, lungs, and pancreas transplant centers in Medicare-participating facilities.

Organ action as liver transplants go on a roll

  • Liver Transpl
  • 2007