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Organ Trafficking MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Organ Trafficking
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.735.191.152
I01.880.735.384.599
Unique ID
D064877
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D064877
Scope Note
Criminal activity that occurs in three broad categories. Firstly, cases where traffickers force or deceive the victims into giving up an organ. Secondly, there are cases where victims formally or informally agree to sell an organ and are cheated because they are not paid for the organ or are paid less than the promised price. Thirdly, vulnerable persons are treated for an ailment, which may or may not exist and thereupon organs are removed without the victim's knowledge.
See Also
Human Trafficking
Public MeSH Note
2014
History Note
2014
Date Established
2014/01/01
Date of Entry
2013/07/08
Organ Trafficking Preferred
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