The 6th World Day for Organ donation and Transplanatation will be held on the 27th and 28th November 2010 in
Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
the event was organized by the Directorate General of Health Services, Government of India, with the co-sponsorship of the World Health Organization
under the coordination of
Professor Sanjay K. Agarwal
The Transplant of Human Organs Act (THOA) has been operational since 1994. Rules under THOA and THOA itself have been amended to further reduce illegal transplantation and organ trafficking and increase organ availability.
India is committed to follow WHO Guiding Principles for organ transplantation.
To increase organ availability and promote organ donation from deceased persons, a pilot project in the Delhi region has been planned with the view to development for the whole of India during the five year plan period 2012-17.