oa South African Journal of Bioethics and Law - The human organ trade - the South African tragedy : forum

Volume 2, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1999-7639



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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