dc.contributor.authorChoong, Queenie Wei Ling
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-25T03:00:25Z
dc.date.available2017-05-25T03:00:25Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/72084
dc.description.abstractAmidst the growing international demand for organs to conduct transplants, governments have failed to alleviate this burden despite allowing cadaveric and living organ donations. Iran remains the only country in the world to have defied ethical concerns surrounding organ trade and is also the only country that has successfully eliminated its national waiting list. This paper takes a closer look at the example of Iran and how it can be applied to other countries, in particular, four countries in the Asian region that have struggled with the growing demand for organs as well as the proliferation of the black market. It argues for a more radical approach to tackle the age-old problem of organ shortage and the need to realise that a legalized organ trading system has the potential to augment the current supply of organs.en_US
dc.format.extent36 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Political science::International relationsen_US
dc.titleOrgan shortage : going beyond organ donations : a look at 4 countriesen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeARTS(HONOURS)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Kei Kogaen_US


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