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Asia’s organ farms

Aamir Jafarey, George Thomas, Aasim Ahmad, Sandhya Srinivasan

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2007.019


Recent press reports of kidneys being bought and sold in Tamil Nadu only brought to general notice what many doctors and nearly all patients with kidney failure already know: one can buy a kidney in Tamil Nadu or, for that matter, in many parts of this subcontinent. While the kidney trade has been written about ad nauseum over the last 15 years, recent developments necessitate a review of the issue. Lessons from the ineffective Indian law against organ sale, and reports from Iran which has a regulated system of compensating for donations, could benefit those in Pakistan who are moving to enact a law on organ transplant, so that the law will ensure ethical practice.

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