The Lucrative Illegal Organ Trade in India

Driven by poverty and unscrupulous doctors, a thriving trade in illegal body parts is flourishing in northern India. Most customers are rich South East Asians desperate for a body organ they cannot get any other way. Extraordinary access to the story of one Thai woman and her husband who travelled to India for a kidney donation that went wrong. Documents her journey, operation and subsequent unexpected death in an Indian hospital. Tracks down the doctor who performed the operation, the middlemen who make most of the money and the man who donated his kidney to examine why this illegal trade still flourishes.


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