Ethics: The Ethical Ethics Of Organ Trafficking

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Organ Trafficking; Background Organ trafficking is an aspect that has hit the world at large in a large way over the past two decades. The medical advances that have occurred have seen many an organ disappear unnoticed by the patient until years later when the affects starts showing. Organ trafficking occurs in three broad categories. Firstly, where victims are forced or deceived into giving up the organ to traffickers. Secondly, where victims formally or informally agree to donate their organs but are exploited. This is the most common in the black market. Victims may also receive the wrong organ in this case. Lastly, when victims are wrongly diagnosed with an ailment and an organ is then wrongly taken by a medical surgeon, usually unqualified, for the use of trafficking. These three aspects each have their ethical faults and therefore can be classified as ethical or unethical. Some people believe trafficking can sometimes be seen as an ethical dilemma as they believe people that can afford organs on the black market donor deserve to go ahead with the surgery accepting the consequences. Organ trafficking can be seen as an ethical manner concerned with the two poles of ethics. This means that organ trafficking is either right or wrong, but some people still believe it can do some good and a grey area exists. In most societies it is seen as unethical, with no argument that will change the perspective of the public. They believe the fact that the chances are so high of

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