Friday, September 4, 2009

The Philippines, a "Hotspot" for Organ Trafficking

Our friends at the Online Nursing Programs blog sent me some interesting and shocking facts about organ trafficking. On my previous post on the subject, I mentioned that the Philippines rank 5th in the world for organ "hotspots" - a recognition no country should be known for.

Here are the facts that may also be truth to our Filipino brothers and sister. Please click on the link for more information. You can read the entire article here.
  1. People seized against their will
  2. Organs harvested from children
  3. Outrageous price of kidneys
  4. Sellers denied money and care
  5. Go in for an exam, leave without a kidney
  6. Detained and executed for organs
  7. Only legal in one country
  8. American rabbis selling organs
  9. Babies auctioned for organs
  10. Transplant tourism

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