When Organ Donation Relies on Facebook, Something Is Wrong


Special to The Globe and Mail

That some Canadians are turning to social media in search of donors indicates the troubled state of organ donation in this country. The deceased donation rate in Canada, according to experts, is half that of those countries with the best rates, including Australia, the United States and Spain. The U.S. and Spain have 30 to 32 donors for every million people compared to 16 for every million people in Canada….


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