TITLE

Educating Canadians on the dangers of transplant tourism

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE668
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the policy statement released by the Canadian Society of Transplantation and Canadian Society of Nephrology, requiring Canadian health care providers to educate patients with end-stage organ failure on the risks of transplant tourism. It says that the statement aims to establish a framework of addressing organ trafficking on patients and transplant tourism. Moreover, the statement was inspired from the Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism.
ACCESSION #
54103410

 

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