Talk to your family about your wishes.
Register now to be an organ donor. Heroes aren’t made – they’re registered!

https://beadonor.ca/

 

Become a Living Donor in Ontario

 

University Health Network – Toronto General Hospital
Phone: 416-340-4800 ext. 4848

 

St. Michael’s Hospital – Toronto
Phone: 416-867-3676

 

Hospital for Sick Children – Toronto
Phone: 416-813-5908

 

London Health Sciences Centre
Phone: 519-685-8500 (ext. 35932)

 

St. Joseph’s Health Care – Hamilton
Phone: 905-522-1155 (ext. 33136)

 

The Ottawa Hospital – Riverside Campus
Phone: 613-738-8400 (ext. 82778)

 

Kingston General Hospital
Phone: 613-549-6666 (ext. 2140)

 

Paired Donor Exchange (Canada-wide)

https://blood.ca/en/organs-tissues/becoming-live-kidney-donor

 

If you have questions, want more information about organ donation, or want to get more involved, you can also contact your local Kidney Foundation Branch and ask to speak with someone about organ donation.

 

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
1599 Hurontario Street, Suite 201
Mississauga, ON  L5G 4S1
Phone: 905.278.3003

Toll Free: 1.800.387.4474

peersupport@kidney.ca

www.kidney.ca/ontario

 


National Organ Donation Data Sources

The Kidney Foundation of Canada
www.kidney.ca
The Kidney Foundation of Canada: Facing the Facts
https://www.kidney.ca/facing-the-facts

Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)
https://www.cihi.ca/en/canadian-organ-replacement-register-2016
Public Summary, March 2016
https://www.cihi.ca/sites/default/files/document/corr_2016_publicsummary_en.pdf

Canadian Blood Services
https://blood.ca/en/organs-tissues
Canadian Blood Services – System Progress Report 2006 to 2015
LINK: https://blood.ca/sites/default/files/ODT_Report.pdf
Data sources: Compiled information from CIHI, validated data from key experts

Key Research Articles
CIHI – e-Statistics On Organ Transplants, Waiting Lists And Donor
LINK: https://www.cihi.ca/en/e-statistics-on-organ-transplants-waiting-lists-and-donors
Data sources: Compiles information from the 9 organ procurement organizations

The Canadian Organ Replacement Register (CORR)
LINK: https://www.cihi.ca/en/corr-annual-statistics-2017
Data sources: organ procurement organizations, dialysis centers, hospitals
Research article on the above: Kim et al. 2014 Organ donation and transplantation in Canada: insights from the Canadian Organ Replacement Register
https://cjkhd.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40697-014-0031-8

Canadian Blood Services – System Progress Report 2006 to 2015
LINK: https://blood.ca/sites/default/files/ODT_Report.pdf
Data sources: Compiled information from CIHI, validated data from key experts

Scientific Studies on Organ Donor Wait Times
Tonelli M, Klarenbach S, Manns B et al. Residence location and likelihood of kidney transplantation. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal2006; 175: 478–482.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1550764/
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Zaltzman JS. Kidney transplantation in Canada: unequal access. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal2006; 175: 489.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1550746/