Posts Tagged ‘Organ harvesting’

Inquiry into illegal organ harvesting opens Comments 0

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

The provenance of organs harvested for transplants is so concerning in Australia that a federal inquiry into illegal organ harvesting has been launched. The aim is to help to deter organ trafficking and transplant tourism crimes. The Catholic church in Australia supports voluntary, legal organ donation. In a position statement in which a number of Read more

Human organ trafficking causes row Comments 0

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Illegal human organ trafficking caused a row at a conference at the Vatican earlier this month. Participants challenged the representatives from China to allow independent scrutiny to ensure it is no longer using organs from executed prisoners. In return, China proposed that the World Health Organization (WHO) form a global task force to help crackdown Read more