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The official U.S. Government web site for organ and tissue donation and transplantation,, is maintained by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), Division of Transplantation, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human.

The Division of Transplantation (HRSA/HSB) manages contracts with the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR), and the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP).

The Division also administers grant programs and conducts public and professional education initiatives to increase awareness of the critical need for organ and tissue donors. The Division also supports programs:

  1. To increase awareness of transplantation as a treatment option for conditions such as organ failure and
  2. To improve the success of the donation/transplantation processes.

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