Organ Trafficking In Pakistan

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Reports of reported figures from hospitals across China that shows the number of organ transplants carried out throughout the country are all inaccurate. There is a massive discrepancy according to the former Canadian lawmaker David Kilgour, human rights lawyer David Matas, and journalist Ethan Gutmann. This anomaly happened because people, whose views conflict with the ruling Chinese Communist Party, are being murdered for their organs. The Communist party says that there are about 10,000 transplants per year, but in fact, 60,000 to 100,000 organs are transplanted each year in Chinese hospitals. The Chinese government has been trying to cover up this issue - illegal organ donors. A part of the society argues that there is no need to be ashamed…show more content…
Frustrated by years-long waiting lists at home and fearful of an early death, 'transplant tourists ' from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the US are flocking to private Pakistani hospitals for operations. The shortage of organs used in transplantation has driven 'tourists ' from different continents to visit Pakistan, allowing traffickers to fill the gap between demand and supply. Not only do the patients draw the advantages from this scandalous conflict, but also the doctors and employees who perform the surgery. Those hospitals advertise their services on the internet, and leading surgeons may earn up to millions of Pakistani Rupee for a mere few hours of work. Usually, this trade generates profits between $600 million and $1.2 billion per year. They also advertise their services in newspapers and almost everyone including airport taxi drivers know the addresses of infamous kidney hospitals. Business like this is brisk. If the work thrives well, Pakistan, who is known for having a high rate of unemployment and crimes, can alleviate…show more content…
It is not about selling and purchasing, it is a form of cooperation. A family might be on dialysis four times a week. Another family might be dying of famine. If they collaborate together, both of them would be saved. It also has powers people. One might be forced to sell his organs and then manage to escape only to join the gang later on as a broker. In addition, organ trafficking is not always against ethics. Some men are willingly to meet young women and marry them. From that marriage, either man or woman can get the organs legally. The society has discerned the dark side of the black market of organ and tissue trade. Nevertheless, there are some positives that need to be inspected first before jumping right to a conclusion. Some people might think that being in this business is gruesome. However, looking back to the results, it is not as terrible as it seems. Most of the transplants are a successful. Both the donors and recipients are leading healthy lives. Donors of blood, semen, and eggs, and volunteers for medical trials, are often compensated. Why not apply the same principles to
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