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Pakistan’s experience with kidney transplantation and trade: a call for international solidarity

Farhat Moazam, Aamir Jafarey

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2014.042


Abstract

Pakistan has taken a long and tortuous road towards curbing the trade in organs within its borders. Yet, despite the phenomenal gains, several challenges remain in this area. For example, robust and sustainable deceased donor programmes must be established to meet the needs of a country which has a high prevalence of kidney disease and failure. Further, it is necessary to offer an alternative source of organs for transplantation to desperate patients who resort to buying these from the “market”.

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