Gov’t Proposes Life Imprisonment for Selling Body Organs Top story

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Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng speaking during a plenary sitting.

Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng speaking during a plenary sitting.

In short
Dr. Aceng notes that Uganda does not have any law governing human organ donation and transplantation, which is increasingly becoming an area of health care used to cure non-communicable diseases that are rising rapidly. She also states concern about the increase in the illicit trade in and trafficking of human organs, cells, and tissue.

 

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