This afternoon (July 19) B.C. health minister Adrian Dix convened a small celebration in a rooftop garden at St. Paul’s Hospital. The group gathered commemorate the province’s 5,000th person alive today who was saved by an organ transplant.
“The success of organ transplant is a transformative feat of expertise, coordination, and caring through the province,” he said.
The Provincial Health Services Authority’s Dr. Maureen O’Donnell joined Dix there and praised those who made it possible.
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