Swisstransplant is the Swiss National Foundation for Organ Donation and Transplantation. The aim of the foundation is to promote, develop and coordinate the transplantation of organs, tissues and cells nationwide. Swisstransplant is the national office in Switzerland in charge of allocating organs to recipients in accordance with the applicable law. It works at a national level to organize and coordinate all activities related to organ allocation, and also cooperates with similar organizations outside of Switzerland. Swisstransplant is required by its Articles of Association to keep the public informed of all matters pertaining to organ donation and transplantation. Further, it is responsible for maintaining the waiting list of organ recipients, and regularly compiles relevant statistical data on the numbers of organ donors, transplants and waiting times.
For more information, visit www.swisstransplant.org