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Legalisation of Organ Trade?

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An organ transplantation is the removal of a whole or partial organ from one corpse to another (or from a donor site on the patient's own body), for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged or failing organ with a healthy one from the donor site. Organ donors can be living, or deceased (previously referred to as cadaveric). Organ transplants can be categorized as 'life-saving', while tissue transplants are 'life-enhancing'. A transplant of tissue from one to oneself is known as an 'autograft'. An allograft is a transplanted organ or tissue from a genetically non-identical member of ...
Kidney transplantation is typically classified as deceased-donor (formerly known as cadaveric) or living-donor transplantation depending on the source of the donor organ. Living-donor renal transplants are further characterized as genetically related (living-related) or non-related (living-unrelated) transplants, depending on whether a biological relationship exists between the donor and recipient.
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blog entry 1-legalising organ trade in singapore
Two days ago, on Thursday, 4th Sep 2008, ailing retail tycoon Tang Wee Sung, age 56, whose purchase of a kidney through Wang Chin Sing as the middleman for $300,000 was exposed, was fined a total of $17,000 and jailed a day. The district judge sentenced Wang, 44 years old, to a 14-months jail term in the illegal kidney-for-sale case. Although the Indonesian kidney sellers were not forced into the trade, the judge said they were poor and Mr Tang was a 'clearly vulnerable' victim 'who was in desperate need of a transplant to save his life'. From The Straits Times, Sep 6, Saturday, “Judge Ng added: ... market research, surveys and trends
the issue of the legalisation of organ trade: singapore
Organ trade remains an open question among many in Singapore, especially after the controversy over Tang Wee Sung, the first Singaporean charged with trying to buy a kidney. Many have argued using economic and social issues, stating how such an act may lead to a "slippery slope" or how the poor may be exploited. But I believe underlying the many factors and justifications that people have for or against organ trade is the crux of entire issue, the sanctity of human life. Much can be argued regarding whether human life stands to gain or not should organ trade be legalised, however one of the most obvious reasons for ... market research, surveys and trends

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6.2 percent from an initial estimate of 11.8 percent. .... mandated lead arrangers with take-and-hold commitments of $150 million, one of the sources said. .... The Government organ also approved the documents proposed by the National ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Mr Wang Says So: The Issue of Human Organ Trading in Singapore
in Singapore for agreeing to sell their kidneys. This landmark case has sparked a lively discussion on whether organ trading should be legalised. ST June 29, 2008 Should sale of organs be allowed? Doctors and MPs give their take on organ transactions By Shuli Sudderuddin Organ selling should be allowed in a properly controlled system, and in fact this is long overdue, Associate Professor Lee Wei Ling, director of the National Neuroscience Institute, said yesterday. 'People are dying of organ failure. And there are people who are healthy enough to donate their organs. It is ironical that the law at present punishes the very ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Background Study on Organ Trafficking
countries. Despite these similarities, arguments for and against legalisation of the sex or organ trade to combat trafficking cannot be equated. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Summary Meeting Notes - OrganDonor.gov
Dr. Sollinger called the meeting to order and introduced the new Executive Secretary, Remy Aronoff. The eight new ACOT members introduced themselves. Laurence Chan, University of Colorado Francis Delmonico, New England Organ Bank Dr. Chan presented on the topic of public solicitation of living donors. He remarked that controversy is not new to organ transplantation, dating to the first successful transplant in 1954 of a kidney from one identical twin to ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
New Media & Development Comm. ยป Singapore - Transparency in Organ ...
The issue remains controversial. The debates range across issues of morality, ethics and economics, though to some extent, they are only starting to acknowledge a phenomenon that is already taking place. Sample of local debate : Sample of regional debate : Sample of international coverage : Setting aside the arguments for or against organ trading, this initiative, if successful, would have significant implications worldwide. For the US, 19 patients die everyday from a waiting list of 100,000 and a waiting time of 5 years . However, questions of donor exploitation and ability of the poor patients to benefit abound. Preventing the ...
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Should the sale of human organs be legalized? - Yahoo! Answers
Is giving someone in India $5000 for a kidney when he made $500 last year "taking advantage" of him, because I don't think he would agree. The reality is that people die because their are not enough organs to go around so this law kills people. Everyone makes money on organ transplants, Hospitals, Doctors, The Currier. The only person who by law can not make money off an organ transplant is the donor and they have the most to lose, a part of their body! if it were legal to sell organs their would be much more organs on the market the next day and lives would be saved. Also many more people would give up their organs ...