Organ donning saves lives and hopefully you never need one, but if you were to need a transplant to live I'm sure you would be eternally grateful to the generous donor. If we all donated we would all have a greater opportunity of survival if the need arose. Even though I think this should be an altruistic gift, I think increased health care benefits would be a good incentive.
I am an organ donar, I do not agree with paying people for their organs, but if you were after their organs when they pass away, maybe it could help the family decide, that its in everyones best interest to donate the deceaseds organs. As it seems unfortunately cash incentive works these days.
being a donor comes from the heart, there should be no price attached to it.
I am opposed to organ donation. It is the thin end of a wedge which is already seeing parents engineer embryos to provide body parts/bodily fluids for siblings. This is not right. We will all die at some point. Some will just die sooner than others. The trade in human organs and the industry which has grown up around it is, in my view, wrong and I would prefer not to be part of it nor to support it in any way.
i also think that if someone does donate a good body part, that the doctors should donate their surgery for free. Donate times 2. I think thats fair.
I say absolutely NOT..being a donor is giving the gift of life to someone and there should be no price on that!!!
i think youll find more people would donate more if theres a price tag, unfortunately man has decended so low money speaks. personally i want to go out with all my body intacked, but admire the sacrifice of someone being in that position.
If you get paid, it's not donating, it's selling. If we start selling organs, it will create competition in sales. Should your medical professionals have to shop around for the best price for your transplant? Once you have competition for sales, you start having lower quality products. Unscrupulous sellers will try to slip things by. (ie. it's only slightly damaged -it will heal) Really? NO
I am a organ donor and want any organs I can give not sell, is the way everyone should feel. No payment should be given. That's why they call it DONATION. Organ donations save lives. This is done from a persons heart to save a child so a parent can keep their child. I lost my daughter and even after 28 years it still hurts and I would never want a parent to live through losing their child or a loved one. Please register to be an organ donor....
Definitely keep the money out of the picture... As we all know any time you introduce money into the picture all moral high ground takes to high ground. As we are all aware money causes people to go to far, people will do practically anything for money and I do believe that this will cause serious exploitation. I have a strong opinion on that, and anyone who may say well if you needed a transplant you would want to make sure a donor was available, well I am having tests done right now to see...
Definitely keep the money out of the picture... As we all know any time you introduce money into the picture all moral high ground takes to high ground. As we are all aware money causes people to go to far, people will do practically anything for money and I do believe that this will cause serious exploitation. I have a strong opinion on that, and anyone who may say well if you needed a transplant you would want to make sure a donor was available, well I am having tests done right now to see if I am in need of a liver transplant, so I know what the feeling is like to want to make sure one is available, however, I don't want someone's liver in me because someone wanted the money. I don't think that paying people for donation either from self (kidney) or from a recent fatality (lung, heart, liver) will increase the availability but it would create more red tape to go through and could potentially clog the system delaying the donation / transplant process. I will say though that what would be more appropriate would be for the living donor, they should be offered medical treatment from the donation forward should be credited in some way. Perhaps they should get a donation card that would allow them to have their health care maintained, as well as any complications that could have occurred do to the donation, but not for pre-existing conditions.