Legal, ethical and with consent – transplantation is indeed a life saving event. However, as with all good things too many unethical parties have become involved and created a for-profit business venture in cadaver parts. On the black market these organs, tissue and bones make considerable profit for these operatives.
The story here illustrates why there must be oversight in death industry.
ORGAN DONATION AND TRANSPLANTATION: AN ACT OF VIRTUE OF CHARITY
Posted on February 19, 2014 by bodhicap
Prepared by; Bro. Lipson OFM Cap
“Organ donation and transplantation is one of the major concerns of our human society today. It presents indeed a wonderful medical solution for many patients who would otherwise die due to various types of organ failure.
Living organ donation may have a positive influence on the social context where organ donors and recipients live. But at the same time, living organ donation reveals that donors can be exploited by middlemen and other persons involved in transplantation. Besides, transplantation is a complex technology and it affects socio-economic factors. Another aspect is the psychological dimension.
The documented cases of illegal harvesting of body parts for profit makes a strong case for non-government regulation and public inspection of records.