Trafficking in Organs

April 17, 2013
11:30 am - 1300 pm
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Readings:

  • Bakdash, Tarif and Nancy Scheper-Hughes. “Is It Ethical for Patients with Renal Disease to Purchase Kidneys from the World’s Poor?” in PLoS Medicine, Vol. 3, Issue 10, October 2006, pp. 1699-1701.
  • Reed, A. I. et al. “The Declaration of Istanbul: Review and Commentary by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons Ethics Committee and Executive 8 Committee,” in American Journal of Transplantation, Vol. 9, Issue 11, November 2009, pp. 2466-2469.
  • Budiani-Saberi, D. A. “Sudanese Victims of Organ Trafficking in Egypt:”
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    http://www.cofs.org/english_report_summary_dec_11_2011.pdf]
  • Ambagtsheer, F. and Weimar, W. (2012),” A Criminological Perspective: Why Prohibition of Organ Trade Is Not Effective and How the Declaration of Istanbul Can Move Forward. American Journal of Transplantation, 12: 571–575. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03864.x