Tag Archives: human organ trafficking

Transplant and Trafficking in Nepal: The Ethical Concerns

While organ transplant is highly successful in saving lives, it has created an illegal trade in human organs. The World Health Organization estimates that 10,000 organs are purchased from the black market every year. Continue reading

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Regulated Organ Market: Reality Versus Rhetoric

Center Assistant Professor Monir Moniruzzaman, PhD, has a new article in the October issue of the American Journal of Bioethics. Read “Regulated Organ Market: Reality Versus Rhetoric” here (a subscription may be required to view this article).

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“Living Cadavers” in Bangladesh: Bioviolence in the Human Organ Bazaar

A research study was recently published by Monir Moniruzzaman, assistant professor of Anthropology and the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, in Medical Anthropology Quarterly. The study describes Moniruzzaman’s work finding human organ trafficking victims, how they were coerced into the procedures, and the … Continue reading

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