Q. Consider the following statements regarding National Organ Transplant Programme (NOTP):
1. Programme will organize a system of organ and tissue procurement & distribution for transplantation.
2. One of its aims is to protect vulnerable poor from organ trafficking.
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D
Notes:

Both statements are correct 

About National Organ Transplant Programme (NOTP): 

  • NOTP aims to promote organ donation and transplantation across all States/Union Territories (UTs). 
  • Implementing Agency: Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is implementing the National Organ Transplant Programme. 

Objectives of the Programme: 

  • To organize a system of organ and tissue procurement & distribution for transplantation. 
  • To promote deceased organ and Tissue donation. 
  • Furthermore, to train required manpower. 
  • Also, to protect vulnerable poor from organ trafficking. 
  • Lastly, to monitor organ and tissue transplant services and bring about policy and programme corrections/ changes whenever needed. 

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