The Doctor Is IN! Discussions about Health & Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking for Organ Removal

August 16, 2021

In this episode Dr. Trevor Stammers and I discuss Human Trafficking for Organ Removal (HTOR), why it is such an unrecognized problem in the counter-trafficking sector, what transplant tourism has to do with it, and why allowing people to legally sell their organs doesn't solve the problem.

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Dr. Stammers is currently Editor in Chief of The New Bioethics and recently was an Associate Professor in Bioethics and Medical Law at St Mary's University, Twickenham in the UK. He practiced family medicine for 27 years before entering academia. He is currently writing a book on the ethics of organ acquisition and contributing a chapter on organ trafficking to new book on human trafficking from Policy Press.  His latest book (co-edited with Dr Calum MacKellar) is The Ethics of Generating Posthuman Persons, due out from Bloomsbury Academic in Feb 2022.

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