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Journal of Kidney Treatment and Diagnosis

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James Wilson*
Department of Nephrology, Harvard University, Atlanta Medical Center, Florida, USA, Email: [email protected]
*Correspondence: James Wilson, Department of Nephrology, Harvard University, Atlanta Medical Center, Florida, USA, Email: [email protected]

Received: 01-Jan-2021 Accepted Date: Jan 15, 2021; Published: 22-Jan-2021

Citation: Wilson J. Perception of organ donation by the moroccan people. J Kidney Treat Diagn 2021; 4(1):2

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In Morocco, there is a major dissimilarity between donation needs and the number of accessible unions. This is incomplete because of families declining to take the organs of their friends and family determined to have cerebrum demise and generally to the absence of information about organ gift and transplantation. In this regard, we conducted a survey of a representative sample of the Moroccan population with the objective of assessing the perception of citizens about organ donation in Morocco.

We directed a survey of 1000 Moroccan residents through a survey dispatched on informal communities to evaluate their insight, mentalities, and convictions about organ gift. We likewise tried to know the purposes behind refusal and those of acknowledgment to give their own organs and those of their family members following cerebrum passing.

100% of the subjects reviewed reacted to this poll. Of those studied, 66% were female. The normal age was 27 years of age. Among the 1000 members, 90.4% knew organ gift in Morocco. Half with an estimation of 51.9% imagine that religion is agreeable to give. The dominant part consented to give their organs after death with an estimation of 87.4%. Among the gathering declining the gift of their organs after cerebrum demise, the absence of trust in the methodology of the gift cycle comes at the first spot on the list with an estimation of 43.3%. Besides, simply 65.8% would have the option to give organs of their cherished one after cerebrum passing. Among the gathering of examinations rejecting the gift of the organs of their family members, the obliviousness of the desire of the perished comes in first with an estimation of 65,1%. At last, just 39.1% expect to enlist their acknowledgment in the register of contributors. Right around 66%, everything being equal (62.3%) had a low to mid-level of information about the enactment controlling organ gift and transplantation and the pragmatic methods of communicating during their lifetime and their ability to give organs. Moreover, 985 interviewees (49.2%) as of now had a conversation and pondered organ gift and transplantation. Just 4.1% of interviewees knew, in any event, one transfer beneficiary or one individual sitting tight for a transfer.

After thirty years, our review uncovers restricted information on organ gift and transplantation in the Moroccan populace. Truth be told, in our review, 33.6% of the 2000 interviewees didn't know about the presence of the act of organ relocate in Morocco versus 19.3% (902 respondents) found in a comparative study directed in Tunisia, an adjoining country. This finding is significant since information on this issue decides an individual's demeanor toward organ gift which, thus, impacts the act of this treatment. Undoubtedly, deficient information about lawful and procedural parts of organ gift is considered by numerous examinations to be a significant contributing component liable for the shortage of accessible organs. In our review, 51.2% of the respondents consented to give their organ which is like the finding in a comparative study led in Saudi Arabia (51%) in 2016 and marginally lower than the finding in Tunisia (53.9%) in 2010 and in China (53.5%) in 2016. Thus, the pace of organ transplantation in Morocco remains today much lower contrasted with what it is required, notwithstanding the way that the assets mentioned to perform transplantations are not scant and the specialized execution level is worldwide very acceptable [1-4].


Young Moroccans have limited knowledge relating to organ donation. The development of this therapy needs to establish an adequate project of information and motivation of general population. The number of patients waiting for organ transplant is rapidly increasing worldwide. Therefore, the gap between the demand for available organs and the supply is becoming wider every year. An improvement of perception and knowledge will be useful for the improvement of transplantation in Morocco and other Arab countries.



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