Transplant rates vary from region to region

Although Switzerland in general has the worst organ donor record in Europe, there are regional differences, with demand for transplants being more successfully met in the French and Italian speaking parts.

This content was published on January 21, 2013 minutes

Swiss TV visited Lausanne’s University Hospital to find out more about the ‘Latin organ donor programme’ (PLDO) running in 17 hospitals in western and southern Switzerland.  (RTS/SRF/

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