‘Noose around organ traffickers tightened’ – 18 Mar 2023


Minister reviewes in detail the steps taken to improve the performance of Punjab Human Organ Transplantation Authority

LAHORE:
The 22nd meeting of the monitoring authority of Punjab Human Organ Transplantation Authority (PHOTA) was held in the Department of Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education under the chairmanship of the caretaker provincial health minister Dr Javed Akram.

During the meeting, Provincial Health Minister Dr Javed Akram reviewed in detail the steps taken to improve the performance of Punjab Human Organ Transplantation Authority.

The caretaker provincial health minister Dr Javed Akram said during the meeting that the proposed act of Punjab Human Organ Transplantation Authority 2023 has been reviewed in detail and all the decisions of the last meeting of the monitoring authority of Punjab Human Organ Transplantation Authority have been approved.

“We are tightening the noose around the elements involved in the nefarious business of buying and selling. The elements involved in the heinous business of buying and selling human organs do not deserve any concession.

A few days ago, a group involved in the heinous business of buying and selling human organs was arrested in Rawalpindi,” he remarked.

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