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CCSS al fin enlaza hospitales para priorizar los trasplantes

Costa Rica flagLa Nación | June 14, 2014

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María Fernanda Monge Montero recibió un hígado el 11 de marzo, gracias a que el Hospital Calderón Guardia avisó de la aparición de un donante para esta paciente del Hospital San Juan de Dios.

El trasplante para atender la falla hepática fulminante, que ella sufría, estuvo a cargo del equipo del Hospital México.

La coordinación fue posible gracias a la clasificación de potenciales receptores de órganos creado por la Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS), como una de las medidas para organizar el sistema de donación y trasplante en los 29 centros médicos públicos.

 

Shortage of organs leading to increased human trafficking, warns UN expert

Organ shortage leads to trafficking UNUN.GIFT.HUB | OCTOBER 28, 2013
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(OHCHR) -   A growing number of people are exploited and compelled by need or by force to provide organs for transplantation to people within their own countries or abroad, the UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, warned on Friday.


 

Lawmaker wants sale of human organs criminalized

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 philstar.com | June 9, 2014

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MANILA, Philippines - A House leader has filed a bill which seeks to criminalize the sale of human organs, imposing a 20 year jail term and fine of P2 million.

New resolution on organ trafficking from UN Committee on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

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 Belarusian News | May 19, 2014

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MINSK, 19 May (BelTA) – Belarus-initiated resolution on the prevention and fight against illegal organ trade and human trafficking for the purpose of organ sale has been adopted in Vienna. The document was approved at the 23rd session of the UN Committee on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, BelTA learnt from the Belarusian embassy in Austria.

The resolution for the first time within the commission draws the attention of the international community to the need to analyze the present situation and modern trends in organ trade as a new looming crime...

 

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