Organ Trafficking (05:20)
Sex, labor, and human organ trafficking frequently occur in Nepal. Most Kavre residents survive off the land; organ traffickers target villagers. Raj Perrier explains his experience with kidney trafficking.
Hokse Village (03:59)
Economic disparity makes Nepalese villagers targets for organ traffickers; Hokse is a kidney trafficking epicenter. Several Kavre villagers share their trafficking experiences.
Single Kidney Patients (02:25)
Patients should undergo yearly screening, drink enough water to produce two to three liters of urine daily, and avoid toxic medications. Most trafficking victims have not seen a doctor. Kidney removal surgeries often occur in India; Nepal has strict organ donation laws.
Transplant Surgeries (02:51)
Organ traffickers often take victims to India. Apollo Hospital doctors perform approximately 400 kidney transplants every year. Most good centers do not perform unlettered transplants; they must trust the government certified documents of foreign nationals.
Nepalese Government Response (02:48)
Organ traffickers use various proxies, engage in corruption, and utilize loopholes. Khaga Nath Adhikari states the government is trying to control fake documents and facilitate victims.
Nepal Police Response (03:01)
Police in Kavre aggressively pursue human organ trafficking rings. Inspector Dipendra Chand explains his passion for fighting trafficking.
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