Pakistan passes law aimed at reducing illegal organ trade

09/4/2007 | DAWN Media Group (Pakistan)

Pakistan passed an ordinance aimed at reducing illegal trade of kidneys and improving regulation of human organ transplants. The law punishes those who deal in illegal removal and trading of organs, bans donations to foreigners, provides post-operative care for patients, legalizes cadaver donation, streamlines opportunities for donations, sets up committees to evaluate transplant cases and underlines informed consent.

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