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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Transplant Tourists Will Have Tougher Time in Canada

The Epoch Times: The Canadian Society of Transplantation has become the first organization of its kind to pass a policy directing doctors how to deal with patients who want to become transplant tourists. Among the presenters...

“They (China) admit they're killing prisoners for their organs, they don't admit they are Falun Gong practitioners, but they admit it's prisoners,” said David Matas of the regime.

Matas said the international community needs to speak out against organ harvesting and that recently there has been a surge of interest in the issue as human rights groups and others take action.

“What we are seeing is more and more opposition for the sourcing of organs from prisoners.”

Matas said Novartis, a major pharmaceutical company, answered a call by Amnesty to stop participating in clinical trials in China of anti-rejection drugs used to keep a patients immune system from rejecting a transplanted organ. “That's quite positive.” Matas said if one pharmaceutical company steps up, others may follow. Read more...about the 23rd International Congress of the Transplantation Society (TTS)

Organ Harvesting in China

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