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BC marks 50 years of organ donations, transplants (SPH)

Photo courtesy of Brian Smith / Providence Health Care.
Photo courtesy of Brian Smith / Providence Health Care.

Five thousand B.C. transplant recipients are alive today because of organ donations.

Minister of Health Adrian Dix made the announcement Friday at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver with more than 50 people in attendance.

“Today, right now, there’s 5,000 people living in B.C. who are organ transplant recipients—5,000,” said Dix.

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