Kidney Prices in Vietnam

Security officers broke up an organ trafficking ring that was bringing people from Vietnam to China in order to conduct kidney transplant surgeries.

Police in Vietnam found that 8 people sold their kidneys for money, with 2 of them being taken to China in order to obtain the surgery. 5 of the people were siblings.

According to news reports, the amount that the people received for selling their kidney ranged from $2,585 (55 Million Vietnamese Dong) to $5,170.

(More prices of the illegal organ trade.)

Source:  “Vietnam police probe paid kidney ‘donors’ for hint of trafficking ,” Thanh Nien Daily, April 29, 2014.