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Canadian doctors to warn patients about transplant tourism

The Canadian Society of Transplantation has become the first organization of its kind to pass a policy directing doctors how to deal with patients who want to become transplant tourists.

Transplant tourist sees one way out

If all goes as planned, Ibrahim El-Sheikh will farewell his wife and two toddlers in the thick of winter, then board a flight to Lahore in Pakistan.There, the Canberra house painter will be escorted by an unknown middleman from the arrivals hall at the airport to the Aadil Hospital, where he will hand over $27,000 in cash for a kidney he hopes will save his life.