Organ Coordination Office


Welcome to the homepage of the Organ Coordination Office (OCO) which organisation belongs to the Hungarian National Blood Transfusion Service as one department of it.

We are in the OCO working together with all Hungarian transplant centers to increase the number of transplants, to save patients’ life waiting on waiting lists and/or to improve the quality of life. There is no transplant without organs!

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Contact data of the Hungarian Competent Authority for organs

The name of organisation: Hungarian National Blood Transfusion Service, Organ Coordination Office

Telephone number:+ 36 1 3914570

Email address:

Fax number:+36 1 3981177

Address: H-1113 Budapest, Karolina út 19-21.

laying down information procedures for the exchange, between Member States, of human organs intended for transplantation

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Jubilee Conference - Hungary Celebrates 10 Years as a Full Member of Eurotransplant Reaching the Milestone of 12,000 Organ Transplants in Hungary

Organ donation activity and consequently organ transplantation activity started to increase in 2022 in Hungary, which was limited worldwide due to the coronavirus pandemic in the previous two years.

Budapest, January 20, 2022 – Organ donation from deceased and from living persons and all life-saving organ transplantation programs are continuously operated in Hungary in compliance with strict epidemiological rules. The international exchange of donor organs takes place within the framework...

Budapest, January 21, 2021 - In 2020, the Organ Coordination Office (OCO) received 158 donor reports from 43 Hungarian hospitals, and finally 111 donations have been performed from deceased organ donors in 32 hospitals. 329 organs were donated from deceased for transplant purpose and 30 organs...