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Handel organami ludzkimi – problem nadal aktualny
Trafficking in Human Organs

Author(s): Tomasz Stec
Subject(s): Health and medicine and law
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Papieskiego Jana Pawła II w Krakowie
Keywords: organs; organ trafficking; transplantation; organ donation;

Summary/Abstract: With the development of transplantation this occur very important problem obtaining the right amount of organs for people who need a transplant. The demand for organs is still far surpasses the number of donors. In the context of this situation was born a new problem ethical. As for the trade in human organs. The World Health Organization (WHO), various moral authorities, condemned this precedent. Unfortunately, there are still countries in the world, such as India and Moldova, which are open to pecuniary compensation for the donation. Among the many reasons for this consent should indicate the extreme poverty of the people who trade in their own bodies they see hope for a better life. The aim of the article is to present the problem of organ trafficking as a global problem, for example the various countries of the world, including Polish. The author points out what’s the moral evil of such acts, shows a possible way to solve this problem.

  • Issue Year: 36/2017
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 83-97
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Polish