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.
146 840 Solid Organ Transplants were reported.
39 357 Deceased Organ Donors in 2018.
77.3 % were from Brain Death.
95 479 Kidney Transplants performed
36.2% from living donors
34 074 Liver Transplants performed in 2018.
19.2% were from living donors.
8 311 Heart Transplants performed in 2018.
6 475 Lung Transplants performed worldwide.
2 338 Pancreatic Transplants performed in 2018.
163 procedures were reported
to the GODT in 2018.
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Dotted and dashed lines on maps represent approximate border lines for which there may not yet be full agreement.
Data Source: Global Observatory on Donation and Transplantation.
Map Production: Information Evidence and Research (IER)
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