Know more about the dark side of organ trading and trafficking
Alexander Barristers Chambers signature and endorsement letter. Tendered August the 29th 2018 by David Welch, Barrister.
In the current system, the waiting list for receiving an organ around the world is endless. Research from UNOS shows that someone is added to the waiting list every 10 minutes and there are 20 people dying a day whilst waiting. As a result of this, a black market has erupted resulting in organ trafficking from poor countries.
In response to the HTA’s “Position Statement” (the statement) and NHS Blood and Transplant’s ( NHS BT) additional comment. The statement suggests that Organtree is acting illegally and that those who register with it to donate or receive organs may also be acting illegally.