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Organ trafficking — a continuing challenge

Global inequities and inequalities, human and health-care crises, transplantation successes in the face of limited organ availability, and desperate donors and recipients underlie the backstory of organ trafficking, namely the exploitation of the most vulnerable. Despite the framework set out by the Declaration of Istanbul for the ethical donation and transplantation of organs, organ trafficking remains a global challenge.

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Mueller, T.F., Nagral, S. Organ trafficking — a continuing challenge. Nat Rev Nephrol 20, 267–268 (2024).

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