The global database on donation and transplantation represents the most comprehensive source to date of worldwide data concerning activities in organ donation and transplantation derived from official sources, as well as information on legal and organizational aspects.
The main direct collaboration between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Spanish Transplant Organization, Organización Nacional de Trasplantes (ONT) has been focused on this collection of global data, which lead to the joint ONT-WHO Global Observatory on Donation and Transplantation.
135,860 solid organ transplants reported.
7.2% increase compared to 2015.
34,096 deceased organ donors in 2016.
80.3% were from DBD
89,823 kidney transplants performed
40.2% from living donors.
6.5 % of increased compared to 2015.
30,352 liver transplants performed in 2016.
19.8% from living donors.
9.3% increase compared to 2015.
7,626 heart transplants performed in 2016.
8.5% increase compared to 2015.
5,497 lung transplants performed worldwide in 2016.
8.9% increase compared to 2015.
2,342 pancreas transplants performed in 2016.
This represents an increase of 1.9% in one year.
220 procedures of this kind were reported
to the GODT in 2016.
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Data Source: Global Observatory on Donation & Transplantation.
Map Production: Information Evidence and Research (IER)
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