oa South African Journal of Bioethics and Law - The human organ trade - the South African tragedy : forum
|Article Title||The human organ trade - the South African tragedy : forum|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Bioethics and Law|
|Publication Date||Dec 2009|
|Pages||46 - 47|
University of KwaZulu-Natal Vice-Chancellor Professor William Makgoba was quoted in a newspaper article as saying: 'Trading in human organs is one of the most serious allegations that can be made in the medical profession.'
In KwaZulu-Natal, criminal charges were instituted against three medical practitioners on allegations of human organ trafficking. Investigations are still being conducted in Brazil, Israel and several other jurisdictions.
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