How to Promote Transplantation in Pakistan and Establish Quality Centers


  • Irfan Saeed Augusta University Medical Center



kidney transplant, Quality Assurance, quality center, Pakistan


IMPORTANCE Chronic kidney disease is a rapidly growing health care concern in Pakistan with limited capacity to be addressed due to poorly organized medical services. According to United Nations Population and World Bank, the Pakistan population is more than 220 million. Transplant program development will require extensive commitment and sacrifice. The biggest challenge will be to start performing deceased donor transplants and standardizing the existing living donor transplantation programs to improve outcomes. It is a daunting task but can be achieved with proper leadership and responsibility. There will be hurdles, setbacks, and delays, but these can be overcome with perseverance, focus, and hard work. Those who have been granted the opportunity to train at the highest levels abroad can participate and provide support for this noble cause.


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Irfan Saeed. (2022). How to Promote Transplantation in Pakistan and Establish Quality Centers. Archives of Surgical Research, 2(4), 29-34.



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