How cadaver organ donation could turn government hospitals
Several transplant specialists and counsellors ET Magazine spoke to affirmed that, in the current situation, even the organs donated at government hospitals would most likely go to private hospitals. The poor would hardly benefit from cadaver donations as transplants are done only in a handful of government hospitals, experts say.
According to a paper co-authored by Dr Sanjay Nagral of Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai, and published in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology last December, the most conspicuous imbalance in liver transplants in India is the difference in activity in public and private sectors. "We estimate that currently less than 2% of liver transplants take place in public institutions. There are some obvious consequences of such massive dominance by the private sector.

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