Perception of organ donation by Moroccan population
Ezzaki S, S tounsi, I failal, N mtioui, S khayat, G Medkouri, Zamed, Mr Benghanem, B Ramdani
Introduction: In Morocco, there is a big disparity entre donation needs and the number of available grafts. This is partly due to families refusing to take the organs of their loved ones Diagnosed with brain death and largely to the Lack of knowledge about organ donation and transplantation. In this look, we conducted a survey of a representative sample of the Moroccan population with the objective of assessing the perception of organ donation in Moroccan citizens. Materials and Methods: We Conducted a survey of 1000 Moroccan Citizens through a survey is launched to social networks for Assessment Their knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about organ donation. We also sought to know the Reasons for refusal of acceptance and those to donate their own organs and Those of Their relative following a brain death. Results: One hundred percent of the subjects surveyed Responded to this questionnaire. Of those surveyed, Two-Thirds Were female. The average was age 27 years old. Among the 1,000 participants, 90.4% Knew organ donation in Morocco. Half with a value of 51.9% think that religion is in favor of giving. The majority Agreed to Their give organs after death with a gain of 87.4%. Among the group Refusing the Their donation of organs after brain death the Lack of confidence in the procedure of the donation process comes at the top of the list with a value of 43.3%. Moreover, only 65.8% would be able to donate organs of their loved one after brain death. Among the group of Refusing investigation the donation of the organs of their relative, the ignorance of the will of the deceased comes in first with a gain of 65.1%. Regarding the law 66.9% of our participants are unaware of thepotential of Donors, 70.7% are aware of the register of Donors. Finally, only 39.1% INTEND to register theiracceptance in the register of Donors. Conclusion: Young Moroccans-have limited knowledge relating to organ donation. The development of this therapy needs to suit les year project of adequate information and motivation of general population.