Cyprus lags on organ donation

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Cyprus lags on organ donation
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Cyprus 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 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 committee is also discussing a draft bill from Akel so that everyone who turns 18 can be...


Cyprus lags on organ donation


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