oa South African Journal of Bioethics and Law - Stem cell tourism in South Africa : the legal position
|Article Title||Stem cell tourism in South Africa : the legal position|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Bioethics and Law|
|Affiliations||1 University of South Africa and 2 University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Dec 2012|
|Pages||69 - 73|
Stem cell tourism has become a common phenomenon worldwide and is increasingly affecting South Africa, as is evident from recent media reports. We examine the South African legal framework regulating stem cell therapy, focusing first on the effects of unproven stem cell treatments, and provide recommendations that may assist in strengthening the legal position.
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