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Heartless: Organs aren't criminal

Heartless: Organs aren't criminal
There is an urgent need to streamline procedures, implement a centralized, transparent online system for recipients, and encourage voluntary organ donation

/ / Editorial: Heartless Editorial: Heartless There is an urgent need to streamline procedures, implement a centralized, transparent online system for recipients, and encourage voluntary organ donation Representational image.Second — this is an attendant challenge — is the shocking absence of public awareness about organ donation in India even though decades have passed since the Transplantation of the Human Organ Act came into existence.The status of organ donation is grim to say the least — around five lakh people die annually in India waiting for a transplant.The existing bottlenecks have led to the emergence of a thriving, illicit trade in organ donation.

There is an urgent need to streamline procedures, implement a centralized, transparent online registration system for recipients, and encourage voluntary organ donation.Organ Donation Kerala High Court Editorial The Transplant Of Human Organs And Tissue Act, 1994 Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph.

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