Analysis
of existing KEP practices
Exchange
of scientific knowledge
Technology
for practical collaboration
Dialogue
with national policy makers
What we are working on..

Introduction

European Network for Collaboration on Kidney Exchange Programmes (ENCKEP) is a network supported by COST for 4 years from September 2016 to September 2020. The research topic of the network is as follows.

About one per thousand European citizens suffers from end stage renal disease, with kidney transplantation being the most effective form of treatment. However, deceased donor kidney transplantation is severely limited by availability and approximately 40% of living donors are incom... Know more

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Latest News

UK’s living kidney sharing scheme hit the 1000th transplants milestone

The 1000th transplant carried out as part of the UK Living Kidney Sharing Schemes occurred during the week of World Kidney Day (14th March).  NHS Blood a...

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Enckep Workshop, Porto 2019

Workshop of the European Network for Collaboration in Kidney Exchange Programmes (ENCKEP) The next ENCKEP workshop will take place in Porto on 11-12 Mar...

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Kidney exchange chains and altruistic kidney donation on PBS newshour (US)

On 8 February 2019, the PBS newshour reported how a single altruistic donor can initiate a long chain of kidney transplants that helps many people. The ec...

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WORKING GROUPS

WG 1

Data collection and summarisation os best practices in KEPs
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WG 2

National KEPs: models, optimalisation methods and technology
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WG 3

Transnational KEPs and pratical collaboration
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WG 4

Infrastructure technology and implementation
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