Australians Looking Overseas for Transplant Surgeries, Study Finds

October 15, 2019

(Australian Broadcasting Co) – More people in Australia are looking overseas for donor organs than previously thought, and experts are warning “transplant tourism” could be perpetuating the global illegal trade of human body parts. A new study published in the Medical Journal of Australia has found the number of people heading overseas for organ transplants is higher than recorded in official organ donor registry statistics.