Qatar to set up organ donation fund

July 15, 2014 1:07 am

Qatar Charity (QC), together with Hamad Medical Corp (HMC), has is set to soon launch a special fund aimed at supporting organ donation in the country, the Peninsula has reported. Families of organ donors will be supported through foreign branches of QC, with a new collaboration with HMC’s Qatar Centre for Organ Transplant. Qatar has 16,000 people registered as donors, which experts say is not sufficient to meet the need.