Regulatory system evolved to control illegal human organs transplantation

Staff Reporter

A regulatory system has been evolved and enforced to control illegal human organs transplantation in which punishment will be awarded to the elements found involved in such inhuman activities. A reward of Rs 1 million would be granted to the person who inform the Punjab Human Organ Transplant Authority (PHOTA) regarding illegal human transplant activity.
The name of the informer would be kept confidential. For this purpose, a hotline would also be installed. It is proposed that Rs 50 million fine will be imposed on the hospital which will be found involved in any illegal transplantation activities, source associated with the PHOTA disclosed this on Sunday. Monitoring and Evaluation committees headed by the DCO would be constituted for the monitoring of hospitals which are providing the facility of human organs transplantation. Monitoring and Evaluation committee would carry out surprise checking of these hospitals and send their reports to the PHOTA. During the inspection of hospital, the Monitoring and Evaluation committees would verify that qualified surgeons and human resources are available in the hospital.

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