TITLE

Organ crackdown

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/14/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 4, p335
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the new regulations of Chinese government that severely curtail organ transplants for foreigners in the country. It is informed that the regulations require hospitals to get authorization from health authorities before performing a transplant on a foreign patient. The regulations reportedly prohibit hospitals from conducting Internet advertising to attract foreign patients. It is informed that the regulations also have provision to prohibit organ transplants for foreigners visiting the country on a tourist visa. It is viewed that the regulations are aimed to curtail transplant tourism in China.
ACCESSION #
26582886

 

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