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DICG seeking more info on organ trafficking Iraq

Baghdad Post 10 AugThe Baghdad Post | 10 August, 2017
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18 foreign women arrested in Baghdad over organ trafficking

Baghdad Operations Command announced on Thursday that 18 foreign women were arrested in Baghdad on charges of organ trafficking. A force of the 54th Brigade in the army in cooperation with Organized Crime Directorate succeeded to arrest the gang in al-Yarmouk district. The trafficking of kidneys and other organs is a phenomenon in Baghdad, Insiders said, noting that gangs offering up to $10,000 (£7,000) for a kidney.

Egypt laws on organ trafficking progress

Eygpt law changeEgypt Today | 24 June, 2017
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By Egypt Today Staff

Gross penalties for human organ trafficking in new law

The recently amended law on human organ transplant includes severe penalties for human organ trafficking and for violating the rules and provisions on organ transplant and transfer. The House of Representatives approved a proposed law submitted by the government to amend some provisions of Law No. 5 of 2010 on organ transplant on 12 June, 2017...

Australian expert calls for adoption of ethical transplant practices in Pakistan

Tribune 05 AugThe Express Tribune | 05 August, 2017
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By Tribune Correspondent

Australian expert calls for adoption of ethical transplant practices in Pakistan

The International Transplantation Society has called for holding an international conference to chalk out a strategy to create an ethical transplantation programme that can be successful at the global level. Professor Jeremy Chapman, a renal physician visiting from Australia who is also the editor-in-chief of the Transplantation Journal, made this call at a workshop organised on Friday by the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT). The workshop aimed to discuss various issues concerning renal transplantation...

Bangladesh continues work on transplant laws to support organ donation and prevent organ trafficking

Bangladesh More family MembersThe Daily Star | 18 June, 2017
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By The Daily Star Staff Correspondent

More family members can donate organs says draft law on transplant

The cabinet approved a draft law expanding the list of relatives who could donate organs to a person. The draft also mentions stricter rules to check organ trafficking and trade. Once the law is enforced, grandparents, grandchildren, and first cousins would be able to donate organs. The existing law allows only parents, spouses, children, siblings and blood-related aunts and uncles to donate...

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