The global organ market

Dan Wikler
Daniel Wikler, Professor of Ethics and Population Health, on the market for kidneys:
“In the past, the idea that the kidneys you’re born with will stay in your body as long as you stay healthy has been an unspoken assumption … now that it’s possible to save someone else’s life by giving up a kidney … we’ll see how we adjust to a different reality, a different world in which we carry with us the solution to someone else’s life or death problem.” (March 2008, 10:59)

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