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The blueprint includes 25 recommendations on how provinces and territories can work together to create a national strategy to improve Canada's transplantation rate, according to CBC. The demand for donor hearts, kidneys and other organs, as well as tissues like bone and skin, far outstrips the supply, Sher said from Ottawa and canada must do better to help its citizens receive life-saving and life-enhancing transplants, says Canadian Blood Services, which released a blueprint Wednesday for boosting organ and tissue donations across the country. If implemented, the plan "would result in a 50 per cent increase in the number of organ transplants in Canada and a doubling of the number of tissue donors saving and improving the lives of thousands of Canadians," said Dr. Graham Sher, CEO of Canadian Blood Services CBS . Dr. Graham Sher, CEO of Canadian Blood Services, says that almost every day and a half, someone in this country dies while waiting for an organ transplant. Canadian Blood Service/Canadian Press (www.immigrantscanada.com).
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