The Broken Economics of Organ Transplants

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Animation by Josh Sherrington
Sound by Graham Haerther
Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster

Select footage courtesy the AP Archive

References:
[1] https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/data/view-data-reports/national-data/#
[2] https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/resources/allocation-calculators/epts-calculator/
[3] https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/nephrectomy/expert-answers/kidney-donation/faq-20057997
[4] https://www.pennmedicine.org/updates/blogs/transplant-update/2019/march/5-quick-facts-about-organ-donation
[5] https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/members/regions/region-3/; https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/members/regions/region-9/
[6] https://www.cuimc.columbia.edu/news/study-finds-link-between-income-and-organ-transplant-access
[7] https://www.statnews.com/2016/08/25/organ-donation-kidneys-iran/; https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GNP.PCAP.CD?locations=IR
[8] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2322914/

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