The Declaration consists of four main parts.
- The Preamble
The Preamble sets the Declaration in the context of the global challenges and promise of organ transplantation.
This section provides clear definitions for the practices that the Declaration seeks to eradicate: organ trafficking, transplant tourism and commercialism.
- The Principles
In this section, the key ethical principles of the Declaration and fundamental requirements for organ donation and transplantation are outlined to guide transplantation practices.
- The Proposals
This section provides practical suggestions for meeting the ethical goals of the Declaration and clarification of important issues such as reimbursement of donation costs.
The Declaration has been officially translated into the following languages:
- Farsi (Persian)