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Several people die waiting for a kidney donor in parts of the world. However, in Iran, the queue (of people who need healthy kidneys) for kidney transplant is almost non-existent. In Iran, the government has legalized donating kidneys and it pays kidney donors a gift of money and pays for pre- and post surgery care. The writer of today’s article considers this Iranian model and why it is yet to be emulated in other countries.

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/07/31/need-a-kidney-not-iranian-youll-wait/?_r=0

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