Knowledge and Willingness for Organ Donation in the Middle Eastern Region: A Meta-analysis

Ahammed Mekkodathil, Ayman El-Menyar, Brijesh Sathian, Rajvir Singh & Hassan Al-Thani
Medical advancements over the past decades brought organ transplantation as a definitive therapy for different end-stage organ failure. However, non-availability of organs required for transplantation is a major challenge worldwide. We aimed to determine the knowledge and willingness to donate organs in various populations and settings in the Middle Eastern region. Literature searches were conducted on PubMed, MEDLINE, Cochrane, and Google scholar electronic databases. Different combinations of search terms such as “organ donation”; “knowledge”, “awareness”;...
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