What is it? Why is it important?
The Transplantation Act defines requirements for the use of human or animal organs, tissues or cells for transplantation purposes into humans.
Organ transplantation is a medical procedure that involves the replacement of a missing or damaged organ by a medically intact organ.
- Applies to the handling of organs, tissues or cells, and products intended for transplantation into humans
- Contributes to the availability of human organs, tissues, and cells for transplantation purposes
- Prevents the improper handling of organs, tissues, or cells in:
- Human transplantation medicine
- Commercial activities
- Protects human dignity, privacy, and health
What do I need to do?
As a SP-INV performing human transplantation studies, you are required to know and comply with the requirements in the Transplantation act.
Read the Transplantation act and its ordinance, and based on your study:
- Be familiar with the organisation of the various chapters and sections
- As applicable, tag articles you are required to comply with
Where can I get help?
Your local CTU↧ can support you with experienced staff regarding this topic
Basel, Departement Klinische Forschung, CTU, dkf.unibas.ch
Lugano, Clinical Trials Unit, CTU-EOC, www.ctueoc.ch
Bern, Clinical Trials Unit, CTU, www.ctu.unibe.ch
Geneva, Clinical Research Center, CRC, crc.hug.ch
Lausanne, Clinical Research Center, CRC, www.chuv.ch
St. Gallen, Clinical Trials Unit, CTU, www.kssg.ch
Zürich, Clinical Trials Center, CTC, www.usz.ch
Transplantation Act – see in particular articles
- Art. 1 Aim
- Art. 2 Scope