Health Ministry: ‘Opt out’ system not an option


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  • Thursday, 26 Jul 2018

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has yet to change to the “opt out” system – whereby everyone is deemed an organ donor unless they say no – because the public is just not ready, says the Health Ministry.

At present, the nation practises the “opt in” system, which requires informed consent before a person’s organs can be donated.

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