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Taiwan Investigating HIV Organ Transplants

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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Taiwan health officials say they are investigating a case of “critical medical negligence” after one of the island’s leading hospitals approved organs from an HIV-positive donor to be transplanted into five patients. Health Department authorities said Monday they will look into the case before deciding what penalties should be imposed on the National Taiwan University […]

China Announces Measures to Limit Illegal Organ Transplants

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese state media say the government is testing a new system to detect and prevent illegal human organ procurements and transplants. The Communist Party flagship People’s Daily said Thursday the system will make it easier for doctors and the public to report illegal organ trading. In an article first published in Taiwan’s China Daily, it […]

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