Affiliations

The Federation has made it our aim to collaborate with events, organisations and associations from around the world. We recognise that we all share a common goal, and together can ensure that we see increased organ donation rates and full rehabilitation post transplant for the recipients. Below are some of the organisations we affiliate with:

IOC – International Olympic Committee

The World Transplant Games Federation is proud to be accepted as an International Olympic Committee recognised organisation.

TTS – The Transplantation Society

The TTS is the leading international society of physicians, surgeons and scientists involved in the transplantation of organs and tissues. The mission of The Transplantation Society is to provide global leadership in the practice of human transplantation. The responsibility of The Transplantation Society is to establish guidelines of clinical practice, advance programs of education, and to promote ethical standards for clinical care and scientific investigation.

TACKERS – Transplant Adventure Camp for Kids

This Swiss based organisation brings together transplanted children from around the world to participate in ski camps where they have the opportunity to meet other children who have been transplanted – learning to ski, gain confidence and become independent.

WADA – World Anti-Doping Agency

WHO – World Health Organisation

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

KDIGO – Kidney Disease / Improving Global Outcomes

KDIGO is the global organization developing and implementing evidence based clinical practice guidelines in kidney disease. KDIGO aims to improve the care and outcomes of kidney disease patients worldwide through the development and implementation of global clinical practice guidelines.

EHLTF – European Heart and Lung Transplant Federation

The European Heart and Lung Transplant Games are held every two years in one of the European member countries of their Federation.  From a modest start in 1989 the Games have become very popular illustrating the positive benefits of transplantation and organ donation

Should you wish to affiliate with the WTGF, please contact the WTGF office.