The new legislation, which has reached Executive Committee stage, is set to clarify a 1993 law that allowed organ harvesting from people after they die, but did not clarify 'brain-dead'.
What does OH stand for?
OH stands for Organ Harvesting
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We have 30 other meanings of OH in our Acronym Attic
- Old Harrovian (alumni of Harrow School, UK)
- Olfactory Hallucinations (psychiatric assessment)
- On Hand
- On Hold
- Oophorectomy and Hysterectomy
- Operating Hour
- Operational Handbook (USMC)
- Operator Handled
- Opposite Hand
- Optimal Hyperplane
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It was an incident the 50–year–old will never forget and later this month he will form part of a delegation visiting the Scottish Parliament to give evidence about organ harvesting by the Chinese state.
In some cases, as in China, the state was also involved in systematic organ harvesting.
Beijing, Mar 24( ANI ): China plans to end organ harvesting of death-row inmates to overhaul a transplant system that has relied on prisoners and organ traffickers to serve ailing people in need of transplants.
They have co-authored two reports and a book, Bloody Harvest, detailing alleged organ harvesting from practitioners of Falun Gong--a spiritual discipline that is illegal in China--who have been arrested by Chinese authorities.
It's unthinkable that anyone with goodwill still denies the sick the chance of a second bite at the cherry by refusing to agree to organ harvesting.
The charges include human trafficking for the purpose of organ harvesting and money laundering.
There should be a provision that non-transplant centres can take assistance from registered hospitals for retrieval of organs," says Dr Sunil Shroff, managing trustee, Multi- Organ Harvesting Aid Network (MOHAN) Foundation, a group which has been working towards organ donation.