Gift of Life
The Transplant Manitoba Gift of Life program manages the organ donation process for deceased donors. Organ donor patients come from all across the province by referral from other hospitals.
In Canada there are over 4,300 people waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. In 2010, 247 Canadians died on the wait list.
One deceased donor can save or dramatically enhance the lives of 8 people through the donation of:
- Liver (can be divided into 2 lobes)
- Small Bowel