Problem

Unauthorized organ transplantations

Other Names:
Illegal organ harvesting
Nature:
Organ harvesting is the organized collection of human organs without consent, sometimes illegally, for subsequent transplantation or other therapeutic use. Criminals, children, tourists and stillborn or aborted babies are notable victims.
Broader Problems:
Unauthorized practice
Related Problems:
Unsustainable harvesting rates
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
13.07.2001 – 00:00 CEST
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