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Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (UK)

The HFEA (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority) was established in August 1991 by the 1990 Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act. We are the UK’s independent regulator of fertility treatment and human embryo research. In 2007, when the EUCTD was transposed into our existing legislation, we assumed responsibility as the UK’s Competent Authority for ART. more  

Portuguese Institute for Blood and Transplantation (PT)

The Portuguese Institute for Blood and Transplantation (Instituto Português do Sangue e da Transplantação – IPST) was established with the mission of ensuring and regulating the activity of transfusion and transplantation medicine, donation, procurement, testing, processing, preservation, storage and distribution of human blood, blood components, organs, tissues and cells of human origin. Within our mission, IPST is also responsible for the National Biovigilance System and management of the National Public Blood Cord Bank. more  

Department of Mother and Child, Ministry of Health (PL)

The Department carries out tasks regarding health policy, and preparation and implementation of system solutions in the scope of healthcare over pregnant women, women in labour and after childbirth, as well as children, and youth up to 19. It handles issues regarding procreative health and treatment of infertility, as well as dentistry, sports medicine, vaccination, and the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, including provisions relating to counteracting violence against children and promotion of breastfeeding. It performs tasks relating to the provisions of the Act on family planning, protection of the human foetus and conditions permitting pregnancy termination. Department of Mother and Child is a unit subordinated to the Minister of Health of Poland. For more information see the website. more  

Hellenic Transplant Organization (GR)

Hellenic Transplant Organization (EOM) is a body supervised and funded by the Greek Ministry of Health. EOM was funded in 1999 and has been recently (June 2011) reinforced by a new law on organ donation and transplantation (law 3984/2011). The core competence of EOM is to promote, raise, coordinate and control organs and cells donation and transplantation. EOM consults the Ministry of Health to legislate over donation and transplantation issues. Also EOM embodies the national central coordination department and is responsible for the national and supra-national coordination and allocation of organs, cooperating directly with the ICUs and the Transplant Clinics and the Transplant Organizations and Transplant Centers of European Countries. EOM is yearly assessing the function and the outcomes of the Greek Transplant Centers and Transplant Coordinators and is publishing relevant reports. more  

Agence fédérale des médicaments et des produits de santé (BE)

The FAMHP is the competent authority responsible for the quality, safety and efficacy of medicines and health products. We work together with health professionals and other competent authorities at the national and international level to ensure the population the optimal use of the medicines and health products they need. more  

Executive Agency for transplantation (BG)

Executive Agency for transplantation (BEAT) is a corporate body at budget support. The activity, the structure and organisation of the work of the Executive Agency for transplantation shall be determined by a structural regulation, adopted by the Council of Ministers at the proposal of the Minister of Health. more  

Europdonor (NL)

Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, The Netherlands – in JA represented by Europdonor NL. Europdonor is a Dutch foundation that enables patients with leukaemia and other blood disorders to receive transplantation with stem cells from healthy, voluntary donors. These stem cells are often necessary to cure them. The foundation helps doctors find suitable donors for blood stem cells. For Dutch patients, we try to find a suitable donor worldwide. Vice versa, we provide blood stem cells from Dutch donors for patients worldwide. In addition we do research, we educate people about stem cell donation and we try to recruit as many donors as possible. more  

Krajowe Centrum Bankowania Tkanek i Komórek (PL)

Krajowe Centrum Bankowania Tkanek i Komórek (KCBTiK, National Centre for Tissue and Cell Banking) is a budgetary unit submitted to the Polish Ministry of Health. KCBTiK tasks include i.a. organization of a co-operation between tissue and cell banks (T&CB/TE); performance of reference and consultative functions; supervision and inspection of T&CB/TE; keeping a register of T&CB/TE; organizing the trainings (recovery, collection, testing, processing, sterilization, storage and distribution of cells and tissues); keeping the list of trained persons. more  

National Transplant Organisation (SK)

National Transplant Organisation (NTO) was founded in January 2013 by Ministry of Health. NTO was transformed from previous Slovakian centre for organ transplantation into an independent legal entity. NTO acts as delegated body and national coordinator for organs tissues and cells. Organisation is managing National transplant registry which consists of donor registry (deceased and living), waiting lists for organs, transplant registry and donor negative registry. The IT platform for the input and storing information is Transplant Information System Slovakia (TISS) and NTO is responsible for its 24/365 availability. more  

Ministry of Health (MT)

The Superintendency of Public Health at the Ministry of Health and Energy (Malta), gives direction to the directorate falling within the Superintendence of Public Health to ensure that the regulatory functions emanating from law are properly discharged. The Superintendent of Public Health assists and advises the Ministry on the formulation of regulations and standards and ensures that regulations and standards which are promulgated by Government are implemented by both state and private service providers. It is the responsibility of the Superintendent of Public Health to monitor standards, license and inspect health care service facilities and, where necessary, enforce regulations. more  

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ARTHIQS (Grant agreement n. 20132101557886) has received funding from the European Commission in the framework of the Health Programme. The sole responsibility lies with the author and the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency is not responsible of any use that may be made of the information contained here.