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Bioethics and Law Observatory presents a new document to strengthen the protection of living donors


University of Barcelona | Dec. 13, 201
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New document to strengthen the protection of living donors - The Document, presented today at the Barcelona Science Park, which houses the Bioethics and Law Observatory, provides arguments and recommendations to minimize the physical, psychological and financial risks for the donor

India - 2 hospitals’ transplant licences suspended


indianexpress.com | Dec. 29, 2011
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Punjab's Directorate of Research and Medical Education (DRME), the competent authority over private hospitals conducting organ transplants, has suspended the licences of the two hospitals — Silver Oaks (Phase 9) and Surya Kidney Centre (housed in the premises of Shivalik Hospital).

Evidence-based Findings on African Victims of Organ Trafficking in Egypt


www.cofs.org | Dec. 12, 2011
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COFS calls for Investigations and Accountability - The Coalition for Organ-Failure Solutions (COFS) today released an evidence-based victim-centered report, Sudanese Victims of Organ Trafficking in Egypt which includes video documentation ( YouTube Link ) of corroborating testimonies, ultrasounds and records from transplant centers.

Trafficking in Organs Said to Rise in Egypt


J. Millman / M. Bradley  / online.wsj.com / Dec. 12,  2011
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Cairo - Egypt's year of political upheaval has left a shortfall in some law enforcement, and that has been a boon for criminal organizations that traffic in human organs.

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