NEW TRANSPLANT PROVISIONS IN 2072 LEGISLATION


May 18, 2016

Paperwork Needed for Approval of Kidney Transplant in Nepal According to the New Legislation of 2072

1. Proof of citizenship of donor, recipient, one immediate relative of the donor and two witnesses

2. Proof of legitimate relation of donor, recipient, one immediate relative of the donor from one of these institution/person: Municipality, Village Development Committee (VDC), District Development Committee (DDC), Chief District Officer (CDO)

3. Two passport size photos of donor, recipient and two witnesses

4. Written recommendation from a certified doctor stating the need for transplantation

New Provisions:

1. According to the new legislation immediate relatives of the recipient include: husband, wife, son, daughter, father, mother, step-son, step-daughter, step-mother, step-father, adopted son, adopted daughter, adopted father, adopted mother, grandfather, grandmother, grandson, granddaughter, nephew, niece, father-in-law, mother-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law and daughter-in-law.

There must be at least two years of continuous relationship prior to donation between married people and between adopted children and their respective adopted parents.

2. Pair exchange provisions between two or more families

3. Procurement and transplantation of viable organs from brain dead patients

For more detailed information please contact:

AAROGYA FOUNDATION, Aarogya Building, Pulchowk, Lalitpur (Phone: +977-1-5522935)

OR

HUMAN ORGAN TRANSPLANT CENTER, Bhaktapur (Phone: +977-1-6614709)