Media Advisory - 2009 The year of the decade for organ donation in Ontario

TORONTO, Jan. 22 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:  A record number of Ontarians donated organs and tissues in 2009.
           Investment from the provincial government, implementation of the
           Organ Donation Strategy, improvements in donation performance and
           increased public awareness of organ and tissue donation have
           resulted in more lives saved through transplantation.

    WHO:   -  Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
           -  Rabbi Reuven Bulka, Board Chair, Trillium Gift of Life Network
           -  Frank Markel, President and CEO, Trillium Gift of Life Network
           -  Dr. Barry McLellan, President and CEO, Sunnybrook Health
              Sciences Centre
           -  2009 Transplant Recipients and Donor Families

    WHEN:  Tuesday, January 26, 2010
           10:30 a.m.

    WHERE: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
           L Wing Foyer
           2075 Bayview Avenue
           Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
    

SOURCE Trillium Gift of Life Network

For further information: For further information: Madelyn Herschorn, Communications Advisor, Trillium Gift of Life Network, (p) (416) 619-2350, (m) (416) 526-8035, (e) mherschorn@giftoflife.on.ca


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