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Around the World....Organ Donation Edition

Have you ever wondered how others view organ donation? Even yet, have you thought about how other countries view organ donation? I have too! Let's take a tour around the world, shall we?



Scotland, Wales, England, Austria....

The "Opt-Out" System

-if you have not confirmed whether you want to be a donor or not, you will be considered to be willing to donate your organs and tissue when you die.



Singapore, France, Columbia....

Automatic registration

-In this country, you are automatically registered to become an organ donor. In fact, in Singapore, above the age of 21 are automatically part of a compulsory organ donation programs.


According to https://ampop.am/en/dialysis-therapy-in-armenia/ ,the following chart explains the percentage of countries' enthusiasm to organ donation.




Sources:

https://www.organdonation.nhs.uk/helping-you-to-decide/organ-donation-laws/

https://www.organdonor.gov/about-us/legislation-policy

https://cis-legislation.com/document.fwx?rgn=22407

https://www.nodlb.org/en/support-my-decision/lebanese-legistlation/historical-overview

https://www.dw.com/en/german-parliament-explicit-consent-still-necessary-from-organ-donors/a-52022245





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