Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Hossam Reda Ghalab

  • Corruption and organ trafficking in Egyptian medicine

    Hossam Reda GhalabTanta, Egypt Healthcare for the indigent in developing countries often leaves much to be desired. Organ trafficking is rampant, its prevalence rising alarmingly and for some constituting a thriving business. In Egypt, each year hundreds of poor Egyptians sell their kidneys and livers in order to feed their families or pay off debts.…