Organ donor dolls
"These dolls are all heart - and lungs, eyeballs and brains.
David Foox, an artist based in Denver, Colorado, has created a collection of organ donor dolls."
- TRANSPLANTING FROM ANIMALS :
Colour lithograph: “human vivisection”,
published in Lustige Blatter. Berlin, c. 1910.
The rabbit says “Now no phoney sentimentality!
The principle of free research requires that I vivisect
this human for the health of the entire animal world”.
China's black market for organ donations - 11 August 2015
China organ trafficking: 'I sold my kidney for £4,000' - VIDEO - 11 August 2015
"A shortage of organ donors has created a lucrative black market in China, a BBC investigation has found.
The shortfall is a consequence of China ending the practice of harvesting the organs of executed prisoners."
- China: Teenager 'sells kidney for iPad 2'
"The 17-year-old... told a local TV station he had arranged the sale of the kidney over the internet...
It all started when the high school student saw an online advert offering money to organ donors.
Illegal agents organised a trip to the hospital and paid him $3,392 (£2,077) after the operation.
With the cash the student bought an iPad 2, as well as a laptop...
In 2007, Chinese authorities banned organ trafficking and have introduced a voluntary donor scheme to try to combat the trade."
More information here (siliconrepublic.com) and there. (telegraph.co.uk)
Jobless Spaniards sell kidneys to transplant tourists
"A MACABRE traffic associated with poor countries in Asia and Latin America has sprung up for the first time in western Europe as the credit crunch reduces Spaniards to selling organs to “transplant tourists”..."
- Organ donation
1 Organs and tissues which can be donated
2 Recipient protection
3 Legislation regarding organ donation
4 Bioethical issues in organ donation 4.1 Deontological issues 4.2
5 Political issues
6 Organ shortfall 6.1 Recent controversy in Organ Transplantation
Case in California...
"Here you can find valuable information about organs available
for transplant, how each of these organs work and common diseases of
+ U.S. Waiting List Candidates By Organ
from Various Religions (chapters.redcross.org)
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CHRIST, CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS, EPISCOPAL, GREEK ORTHODOX, GYPSIES, HINDUISM,
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Man Gets Historic Face Transplant - VIDEO - 15 December 2015
"In 2001, a firefighter lost his face when a burning roof collapsed on him.
In what is called a “historic” accomplishment, he got a completely new face from an organ donor."
I'm here - a film by Spike Jonze - A robot love story
- with French subtitles
"A Santa Fe district attorney and his wife take desperate measures to find a lung donor for their dying daughter in this topical thriller starring Dermot Mulroney and Diane Kruger."
- Inhale trailer
"A frantic search leads the couple to a doctor in Mexico, who after promising a cure, is revealed to have connections runing deep into a criminal underworld where his patients aren't donors - they're victims."
- NEVER LET ME GO :
- Never Let Me Go
"is a 2010 British dystopian drama film based on Kazuo Ishiguro's 2005 novel of the same name.
The film was directed by Mark Romanek from a screenplay written by Alex Garland...
Never Let Me Go centers on Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy, played respectively by Mulligan, Knightley, and Garfield, who become entangled in a love triangle and are scientific specimens, created in a laboratory and raised in order to provide their organs to severely ill patients. "
Donor by Agoraphobic Nosebleed (lyrics007.com)
"when my grandfather was dying
he rejected a heart tranplant.
thought a black mans heart
would make him no longer human.
he pleaded to be saved from jewish doctors
who suffocated non- compliant patients with pillows.
his pleas went unanswered..."