What is ODISSeA

Organ Donation Innovative Strategies for Southeast Asia

This Erasmus+ project is a result of the cooperation of fourteen organisations from seven countries, co-funded by the European Commission. The main aim is to build a specialized academic program on organ donation for healthcare professional in 8 universities in Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines and Thailand. From the European side, the University of Barcelona is the main coordinator, leader and organizer of the project, alongside the University of Bologna, the University of Zagreb School of Medicine, DTI Foundation and Dinamia S. Coop.

2years (2019>2020)
7countries
14partners

Project objectives

Create an innovative specialised training program in organ donation
Support the establishment of an organ donation systems in SEA
Set the basis of a network of highly qualified professionals
Increase the quality of the communication and collaborative opportunities (in SEA region)
1graduate program
40trained faculty
280trained healthcare professionals

Project timeline

24 January 2019

24 January 2019

Starting call (online)

February - March 2019

February - March 2019

Assessment Survey

19-21 March 2019

19-21 March 2019

Kick-off meeting in Davao

13-17 May 2019

13-17 May 2019

Train the Trainers in Barcelona

April 1st - June 2nd

April 1st - June 2nd

Train the Trainers - online course

April - August 2019

April - August 2019

Curriculum development (contents and tools)

September 2019 – June 2020

September 2019 – June 2020

Postgraduate Degree in Organ Donation

May – June 2020

May – June 2020

Assessments and Meetings

Assessment Seminar 1 in Chiang Mai

Midterm meeting in Chiang Mai

Assessment Seminar 2 in Kuala Lumpur

October / November 2020

October / November 2020

Final Meeting in Mandalay