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

RECENT GROUP activities, Conferences and meetings

Latest News

Guardian newspaper article on the UK Living Kidney Sharing Scheme

On 10 November 2018, The Guardian newspaper published an article telling the stories of six people who participated in a 3-way exchange as part of the UK L...

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Enckep Workshop, Debrecen 2018

Workshop of the European Network for Collaboration in Kidney Exchange Programmes (ENCKEP) The workshop will be co-located with the 20th Hungarian Transp...

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Spain and Italy performed the first international paired kidney exchange in Southern Europe

Please find the link to a press release on an international kidney paired exchange that has allowed the successful transplantation of two patients, one in...

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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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