A. From the National Center for kidneys to the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation:
Royal approval was issued No. 7/1561 / m and the date 19/05/1404 AH create the National Center for kidneys to be overseen by a committee of all health sectors in the Kingdom. To be this is the beginning of a new stage in the organization of the treatment of patients with renal failure and processing units for dialysis and regulate the practice of kidney transplants from neighborhoods relatives and to start a program donation after brain death, and had to create the National Center for Kidney impact in accelerating the establishment of centers of dialysis Kingdom and then convert the National Center for the kidneys to Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation. (Appendix 3,2,1)
Through these years have been many achievements of quality and technical issues related to this program was based on all the unlimited support of the rulers – keeps them God – and direct follow-up of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz, President Emeritus of the Center for the Saudi Organ Transplant and the interaction of all government agencies and NGOs and philanthropists where followed thereafter Council of Ministers Decision No. (80) and the date of 1413 to expand the functions of the National Center for kidneys to become the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation. (Appendix 4)
B. Create a new headquarters for the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation:
From then rolled efforts towards the establishment of a new headquarters for the center of the Saudi Organ Transplant and supplement its center charity dialysis under the direct supervision of HRH Prince / Salman bin Abdul Aziz (may Allah protect him), who laid the foundation stone for the new headquarters dated 28/08/1418 AH and unlimited support from owners princes and philanthropists and government agencies and NGOs in support of the march of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation.
C. Cabinet Resolution No. (195) dated 08/01/1423 AH:
Given the importance of the program and the need to achieve progress in the work of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation came initiative Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz – again to confirm the primary role and effective in the march of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, has been on the impact of the decision of the Council of Ministers 195 Date 08/01/1423 AH approval to support the program of organ transplantation and donation. (Appendix 5)
D / decision of the Council of Health Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) No. (3) The judge organ transplantation and the date of the adoption of the 1427 Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation as a resource center for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC):
Had successes march organ transplantation program in Saudi Arabia, the decision of the Council of Health Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (3) private organ transplants – Congress (61) on 04/26/1427 H corresponding to 05/24/2006 AD Judge b:
1 adoption of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation reference center for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
2 adoption of uniform law on the organization and the transfer of members of the Gulf Cooperation Council to be a pilot.
E / support the needs of dialysis patients to give them a paid vacation day treatment:
Initiative and support of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz President Emeritus of the Center for the Saudi Organ Transplant towards supporting the needs of patients with dialysis to give them a paid vacation day treatment and lifting it by the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, was the decision of the Council of Ministers Decision No. (107) dated 8 / 4/1429 e approve the granting of a patient of renal failure, who works in the private sector paid leave on the day he carried him a kidney dialysis to purify the blood vessels under the report of the party that holds the cure, like Bomthalh of workers in the public sector and that bears human Resources Development Fund pay this today. And / decision of the Council of Ministers in Saudi Arabia number (270) and the date 09/18/1929 AH Judge attachment to the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation Council, health services and direct the allocation of a special budget for the final program of organ failure and organ transplantation. (Appendix 6) Services improved care for patients with organ failure.
The most notable successes in consolidating the practice of organ donation and cultivated in the Kingdom, which grew and evolved explicitly during the period of the past 25 years, evidenced by the increasing numbers of organ transplants Kalkly, heart, liver, lungs and pancreas, where the number of cases of kidney transplants (6000) College during 25 years, as well as the Order for the liver transplant program in the Kingdom, which began in 1990, and exceeded the number of transplanted livers (750) liver during the same period, of which 40% were planted from living donors and 60% of the donation after death.
As has been growing more than 160 full heart, in addition to the benefit of about 500 other heart valves have been used as a source of human. Regarding the number of transplanted corneas donated after death within the Kingdom has exceeded the number 500 horny.