Stem cell tourism in South Africa: The legal position

  • S Mahomed
  • MN Slabbert


Stem cell tourism has become a common phenomenon worldwide and is increasingly affecting South Africa, as is evident from recent media reports. We examine the South African legal framework regulating stem cell therapy, focusing first on the effects of unproven stem cell treatments, and provide recommendations that may assist in strengthening the legal position.

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eISSN: 1999-7639