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'Six people will receive the gift of life': Broncos player from Lethbridge signed donor card just weeks ago

'Six people will receive the gift of life': Broncos player from Lethbridge signed donor card just weeks ago

"A record number of organ donors was seen in the United Kingdom last year, with the number of donors increasing by the most significant margin in 28 years". As part of the ceremony, a special organ donation flag will be raised.

The number of Canadians signing up to become organ donors following the tragic bus crash in Saskatchewan that killed fifteen people has risen dramatically.

The representative of the medical organization Trillium Gift of Life Network in Ontario has advised that Sunday only 182 people have registered online as a donor, although since March 25, there were only 67 new volunteers. "The organs and tissues of youngsters are recommended for transplant", he said. "You never know when this kind of tragedy could happen to you".

That's as we hear the terrifying figure that three people die needlessly every day waiting for an organ.

"Logan had made it known, and very clear to his family, that he had signed his organ donor card when he turned 21 just a few weeks ago", Boulet's godfather, Neil Langevin, said in a statement on Facebook.

HLA tissue typing test is done on the "organ-transplant" patient to check the compatibility of organ with a live donor.

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"Logan actually acted, he did not procrastinate - he is truly a hero".

And according to Midwest Transplant Network's research, 95 percent of people across the US support the concept of organ donation, yet only about 54 percent are registered.

She said many people put off registration because they don't want to think about how this issue could affect them, but she hopes Boulet's example will jolt Canadians into signing up.

"Today, approximately 117,000 people are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant", Poythress said.

Roman Catholic bishop Paul Mason has said plans for an opt-out system "undermine the concept of donation as a gift, and cross the line of what is a reasonable action for the state to take in relation to the individuals within it".

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