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United Kingdom organ donation numbers hit record levels in 2017-18

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"This news will give hope to the desperately ill people who are waiting for that lifesaving phone call".

There now are more than 120,000 men, women and children waiting for organ transplants in the United States, and every 10 minutes, another person is added to the waiting list, according to the organization's website.

"People recognize that you have to prepare", Siddiqui said, noting that donating one's organs is a "very" personal decision.

The representative of the medical organization Trillium Gift of Life Network in Ontario has advised that Sunday only 182 people have registered online as a donor, although since March 25, there were only 67 new volunteers.

The Canadian Press reports that by Monday, April 8, almost 900 people in Alberta had expressed interest in becoming an organ donor, compared to the average of 425 normally seen over a two-day period.

Lee Ellis, a 55-year-old dog walker in the Toronto area, said she had been thinking about becoming an organ donor for a while, but only got around to it this weekend after coming across a tweet encouraging others to follow Boulet's lead. "The organs and tissues of youngsters are recommended for transplant", he said.

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"Logan actually acted, he did not procrastinate - he is truly a hero".

According to reports, only 20% of Canadians have card potential organ donors, although, according to surveys, 90% of the population support this initiative. In every city, the zonal organ transplant committee helps the needy patient waiting for organs.

And according to Midwest Transplant Network's research, 95 percent of people across the US support the concept of organ donation, yet only about 54 percent are registered.

Doctors say Mason will need a liver transplant at some point in his life because of a rare childhood disease, Vanderhart said, and organ donations like Boulet's mean "the world" to many other families in similar positions.

"The decision to donate organs is a powerful gift, made more poignant because it often happens at an incredibly hard time", said Alberta Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Sarah Hoffman.



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