Eurotransplant is honoured his Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands was present at the Jubilee Congress on the occasion of the 50thanniversary of the organization in Noordwijk on October 5, 2017 where he accepted the first copy of the Jubilee book titled ‘Together on a life-saving mission’.
This book visualizes 50 years of cooperation, international organ exchange, innovation and research in Eurotransplant. It demonstrates the great impact, added value and importance of Eurotransplant for patients who have been or will be dependent on organ transplantation. The book describes the journey from donor to recipient, the journey of the development of Eurotransplant in 50 years and into the future, and the journey of technology innovation. Moreover, the book focuses on the human perspective of past, current and future generations of all parties involved in the working field of organ donation and transplantation.
More than 500 cooperating partners, surgeons, specialists in organ donation and transplantation, patients, next of kin of organ donors, politicians and journalists attended the event. Among the distinguished guests was also the Minister of Health of Croatia, Dr. Milan Kujundžić as well as Mrs. Sacha van Rood, widow of Eurotransplant’s Founding Father Prof. Jon J. van Rood who unexpectedly passed away in July 2017.
If you are interested to receive a copy of the book, fill in the following form. The book can be purchased for EUR 20,- per copy