Depending on which set of statics you choose to interrogate, the picture painted for those waiting for a transplant is still bleak. In the UK alone, for the period 01.04.15 – 31.03.16, 375 more words
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HACKENSACK, N.J. — When they met today, they said they had a feeling that the other was going to be the one who was going to save their life. 208 more words
SASKATOON – Imagine giving up one of your two kidneys to a total stranger. That’s what Sandra McIntosh-Broberg did in 2013.
“I feel great – its life changing,” she told Global News. 452 more words
Organ donations and transplants are up across Canada, but in some cases, so too are the wait lists according to a new report.
The results of a 10-year study by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) show that donations from both live and deceased donors rose from a total of 915 in 2005, remained fairly steady at a little over 1,000 per year between 2006 and 2011, then jumped to a high of 1,145 in 2014; though that also factors in new data from Quebec that wasn’t tallied in the years before 2012. 528 more words