Talk to your family about your wishes.
Every year in Quebec alone, some 400 people receive a transplant. For most of them, their lives return to being full of endless possibility

 

Register now to be an organ donor. Heroes aren’t made – they’re registered!

http://www.hema-quebec.qc.ca/sang/donneur-sang/index.en.html

 

Become a Living Donor in Quebec

Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal
Phone: 514-890-8000 (ext. 26616)

L’Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
Phone: 514-252-3400 (ext. 3308)

Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal
Phone: 514-345-4931

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec
Phone: 418-525-4444 (ext. 15262)

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke
Phone: 819-346-1110 (ext. 14129)

McGill University Health Centre
Phone: 514-934-1934

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, Quebec Branch
2300, René-Lévesque Blvd. West
Montréal (Québec)  H3H 2R5
Phone : (514) 938-4515 or 1 800 565-4515

www.rein.ca/quebec


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/