Her Last Project premieres on CBC, Oct. 15

Canadian Blood Services is proud to announce the national premiere of Her Last Project on CBC, Thursday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. The film follows Dr. Shelly Sarwal, a physician from Halifax who was diagnosed with an incurable disease and chose to receive medical assistance in dying (MAID) and donate her organs. 

Read exclusive content about the film on https://www.cbc.ca/cbcdocspov/episodes/her-last-project 

As the first person in Nova Scotia to undergo this complicated medical journey, Shelly dedicated the short time she had left to educating health professionals and the general public about being in control of your death and creating a meaningful legacy through organ donation. This inspiring documentary was directed by Rosvita Dransfeld and produced by Canadian Blood Services, in partnership with the Nova Scotia Health Authority, Legacy of Life and the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Watch the national premiere on CBC, Thursday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. 

Learn more about this film at www.herlastproject.ca

Image of Dr Shelly Sarwal lying in a hospital bed with a machine of her ultrasound