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

ANZKX: the Australian and New Zealand Paired Kidney Exchange Program

Paolo Ferrari has passed on information about the recent launch of ANZKX: the Australian and New Zealand Paired Kidney Exchange Program (see the recent pr...

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News about the ScandiaTransplant Kidney Exchange Programme

In Sweden the first kidney exchange was conducted in October 2018. It was a 3-way exchange which is described in this article (The Journal of the Swedish M...

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Richard Branson's blog entry on KEPs and ENCKEP

A recent entry in Richard Branson’s blog discussed the benefits of kidney exchange programmes and referred to the work of ENCKEP.  See this link for mor...

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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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