Transplant claims debunked


Beijing: It cannot be true that between 60,000 and 100,000 organ transplants are performed on the Chinese main-land yearly using organs taken from executed prisoners, prominent transplantation experts said.

Speaking at news conference after a symposium of the 26th International Congress of The Transplantation Society, held in Hong Kong, experts Jose Ramon Nunez Pena, medical officer of the World Health Organisation, and Michael Millis, vice-chairman for global surgery and director at the University of Chicago’s School of Medicine Transplant Centre, dismissed the allegations – which were raised by Western critics of China as early as 2006 – as implausible.

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