This week is National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week. Organ donation saves lives and restores health. There are over 4,600 Canadians waiting for a transplant, 75% of which require a kidney. Talk to your family about organ donation. Once you make your decision, registration is easy.
See the latest statistics on kidney disease and organ donation in Canada.
Two Canadians researchers have been awarded International Distinguished Medals from the National Kidney Foundation (NFK) in the United States. Dr. Adeera Levin of British Columbia and Dr. Amit Garg of Ontario were two of four medal recipients celebrated during the President’s Dinner at the 2015 Spring Clinical Meetings.