SONG Meeting Report

WHO/ICCBBA Standardization of Organ Nomenclature Globally (SONG) Project Report

In 2011, the World Health Organization, in collaboration with ICCBBA, established an expert group to form the SONG (Standardization of Organ Nomenclature Globally) Project. This group developed a nomenclature for organs for transplant which underwent public consultation and in October 2012 the WHO Standard Organ Transplant Nomenclature was published.


The nomenclature is available on the WHO website at