Regarding the matter of China abolishing organ donation from death row inmates as of January 1, all websites in all locals are not to hype the issue and must close comment sections. (December 4, 2014)
Dr. Huang Jiefu, former vice minister of health and the director of China’s organ donation program, announced the deadline for the use of organs from executed prisoners in transplants. Dr. Huang noted that China has 0.6 organ donors for every milllion citizens, compared to 37 per one million citizens in Spain. The United States had 14,256 organ donors in 2013, about 45 donors for every million citizens.
In 2012, CDT’s Josh Rudolph spoke with Caixin editor Ren Bo about organ donation.
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