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Organs and Tissues


Support for organ donation surges during April awareness month

April 22-28 is National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week This week we remind Canadians to talk with their friends, family and loved ones to ensure their organ donation wishes and decisions are understood.

Still a critical need for donors on the 20th anniversary of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week For those who are waiting for a lifesaving transplant, organ or tissue donation is top of mind. For the rest of us - less so. As part of this year’s National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week (NOTDAW), Canadian Blood Services along with provincial organ donation organizations across the country are asking Canadians to answer the call and register to be a donor. “Every day in Canada, more than 4,600 people are waiting for news that a donor has been found. But sadly, each year