Manitoba screening of Her Last Project
Transplant Manitoba – Gift of Life, in partnership with Canadian Blood Services and Shared Health, is pleased to present the Manitoba screening of Her Last Project.
Her Last Project follows the extraordinary journey of Dr. Shelly Sarwal, a physician from Halifax, Nova Scotia living with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), an incurable condition that affects the body’s involuntary functions, including blood pressure, breathing, bladder function and muscle control. The condition will eventually lead to death.
Dr. Sarwal chose Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) and included her wish to be an organ donor. As the first person in Nova Scotia to experience this medical journey, she dedicated the time she had left on this earth to educate health professionals and the general public about being in control of your death and creating a meaningful legacy through organ donation.
There will be two screenings:
- Wednesday, November 20, Frederic Gaspard Theatre, Basic Medical Sciences Bldg, University of Manitoba (Bannatyne Campus, 745 Bannatyne Ave.) from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm. Registration is required. Please visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/her-last-project-winnipeg-daytime-tickets-80703300745?aff=ebdssbdestsearch to book free event tickets.
- Thursday, November 21, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd., from 7 pm - 9 pm. Registration is required for the evening. Please visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/her-last-project-winnipeg-tickets-80113209767?aff=ebdssbdestsearch to book free event tickets.
Each screening will be followed by an expert panel including Gift of Life and Manitoba’s MAID team members.