Legislation Russia


  • A law concerning organ donation exists.
  • A distinction is made between the eye and the cornea, the eye is considered as organ, the cornea as tissue.
  • Organ donation is an opting out system, objection is laid down in a written document.

Cornea banking:

  • An accreditation by the Ministry of Health as the competent authority is required.
  • Inspection of eye banks occurs by the Ministry of Health, according to their criteria.
  • The storage solution must meet the requirements of a drug.

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