Posts Tagged ‘immigrant health’

June 18, 2011

Opportunities to deter transplant tourism exist before referral for transplantation and during the workup and management of transplant candidates.


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This article identified 93 British Columbia (Canada) residents who received a kidney graft through transplant tourism.  Most of the tourists belonged to ethnic minority groups and received their transplant in their country of origin.  Many of the patients received a kidney transplant pre-emptively and/or had limited contact with the local transplant centre.  This data suggests […]

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