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New research predicts which kidney transplant recipients need more, less medications to better protect the new organ

Manitoba-led research is bringing personalized medicine for kidney transplant recipients within reach and the team credits the province’s centralized healthcare system and support from key partners...

Raising awareness one load at a time

A Manitoba family-run business is taking the organ and tissue donation message on the road in a big way!

Remembering donors, celebrating milestones with transplant recipients

2017 celebrates 20 years of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week.

Initiatives increase donor referral rates, opportunities for families

Efforts to ensure Manitoba families have the opportunity to consider organ donation have generated an increase in referrals to Transplant Manitoba – Gift of Life, however, the number of families de...

Manitoba’s Renal Transplant Programs experience record year

A record 57 Manitobans, including six youth, received kidney transplants through Manitoba’s Renal Transplant Programs in 2016.

The Science of Compassion: Understanding the science of mindfulness

This full day workshop, designed for nurses, physicians, educators, therapists, pharmacists or any healthcare provider, provides an understanding of the science of mindfulness and its impact upon t...

Working to optimize anti-rejection therapy for kidneys

Congratulations to Dr. Julie Ho and her team on earning a $2.6 M Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) project grant.

Gift of Life Flag: A signal of generosity & hope

Today we are releasing a video to share the meaning behind the Gift of Life flag and why it flies here at HSC Winnipeg.

David Foster Foundation partners with ORGANIZE to introduce social declarations in Canada

Transplant Manitoba – Gift of Life is Canada’s first provincial organ donor organization to welcome this online tool.

Manitobans have 15,000 reasons to celebrate!

Manitoba’s online organ and tissue donor registry - www.signupforlife.ca - has just reached a total of 15,000 registrations.