Tuesday 6 October 2015

Setback for organ donors database in Bahrain

Plans for an innovative organ donation database have had to be put on hold after an expatriate association spearheading the initiative failed to get clearance from the authorities. The Bahrain Foundation for Organ Relief project was first anno


Bahrain health officials warn about organ trade mafias

Health officials have issued a stark warning about the dangers of medical tourism as growing numbers of Bahrainis look abroad for kidney transplants. Since 1997, when the Health Ministry opened its Yusuf Khalil Almoayyed Nephrolog


2 Europeans burnt alive over 'organ trafficking'

A crowd burnt two Europeans alive on a tourist island in Madagascar because they suspected them of trafficking human organs after a dead child was found on a beach, police said.   The men were hunted down and kil


Singapore changes organ law for Muslims

A new Islamic ruling in Singapore will assume that all Muslims are willing organ donors unless they choose to opt out, Singapore's Muslim authority said. Under Singapore's laws, hospitals can remove the kidneys, liver, heart and corneas of

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