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Sri Lankan women sell kidneys to repay loans – Dozens commit suicides

COLOMBO, Sept 11, (AFP): Sri Lankan war widows and women in former conflict zones are being forced to sell their kidneys to pay loan sharks, a UN expert said Tuesday, urging government intervention. Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, the UN’s independent expert on effects of debt on human rights, said that debt …

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Indian traders of ‘kidney’ smuggle donors to Egypt – Debt drives kidney harvesting

MUMBAI, Sept 11, (RTRS): Indian police are investigating a major organ trade racket after they arrested two men, including an alleged kingpin, at Mumbai airport for trafficking poor people for their kidneys to Egypt, officials said on Monday. The men — identified as Nizamuddin and Suresh Prajapati — were arrested …

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Fraud prompts panel to set strict rules for kidney grant

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: It is common these days to see advertisements for kidney donors, and the phenomenon is on the rise in different parts of the country, reports Al-Jarida daily. In this context, health sources disclosed that relatives or outsiders can donate kidney to patients in Kuwait and medical …

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Decision to stop kidney dialysis for expats inhumane – ‘Residents pay medical insurance’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers reacted to the Ministry of Health’s decision to stop kidney dialysis for expatriates with the majority of respondents condemning the action as inhumane. According to recent news reports, the Ministry of Health has stopped providing kidney dialysis treatment …

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Ministry Of Health Stops Kidney Dialysis Treatment For Expatriates

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Health has stopped providing kidney dialysis treatment to expatriates, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed a number of expatriate patients at Sheikh Mubarak Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah Dialysis Center in Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital were surprised when informed that the treatment will no longer be offered to …

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KRCS offers support to Syrian ‘kidney’ patients in Lebanon

BEIRUT, Sept 28, (KUNA): Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced here on Monday that it will cover medical expenses for the treatment of Syrian refugees’ dialysis patients in the town of Tripoli, north of Lebanon. KRCS is holding the fifth campaign to support the Syrian refugees in Lebanon, by providing …

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