November 3rd, 2017The House plenum on Friday voted unanimously for a law amendment to ensure that someone who signed up for organ donation when they were alive cannot have their will overturned by relatives upon death.
The bill has been passed with the aim of increasing the number of post-mortem donors. as Cyprus is last in Europe as regards the...
October 12th, 2017Cyprus is last in Europe when it comes to organ donation per capita in the EU, MPs heard on Thursday during a meeting of the House health committee.
According to what Akel MP Eleni Mavrou in Cyprus organ donors clock in at 6.5 per million inhabitants while in Europe this figure rises to 20 per million.
The committee was discussing...
March 23rd, 2017Parties are discussing a proposal to ask people to say whether they want to be organ donors when they apply for their driver’s licence, MPs said on Thursday.
MPs said it was part of the effort to develop a culture of posthumous organ donations, which was at a very low level at present.
The proposal involves giving people who...
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