EDTCO aims to support health care professionals to provide clinically effective programmes on organ and tissue donation, procurement and transplantation. In particular, EDTCO intends to contribute to:
These specific objectives are to be achieved through supporting and promoting all those professionals involved in the process of organ and tissue donation, clinical coordination and procurement and through helping to establish high professional standards in the field.
All activities to be carried out or disseminated by EDTCO shall comply with recognized international professional and ethical-legal standards.
EDTCO serves all those professionals who are directly involved or who have an interest in deceased and living organ and tissue donation, clinical coordination and procurement activities. Target groups include transplant coordinators— in the wider sense of the function with their different roles and responsibilities, such as deceased donation, living donation and recipient clinical coordination, pre and post transplantation—, procurement professionals, and related professionals groups.
A number of activities are developed by EDTCO. These include:
22 Jun - 9 Oct 2021 | The first edition of the ESOT Hackathon will take place online, through an open innovation program spanning over a period of 4 months from June to October 2021
29 Aug - 1 Sep 2021 | Milan, Italy & online
15 Nov - 17 Nov 2020 | online