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tinmancoverThe Ottawa Hospital Organ and Tissue Donation Program is one of Canada’s most innovative donor programs. Donor Coordination is recognized as a unique discipline encompassed within Critical Care since 1992.

It is the primary referral centre for all adult donors within the Ottawa Carleton Region. The donor rate has ranged between 18-31 donors per million population (DPMP) which is significantly higher than both the provincial and national rates of 13-14 donors per million population.

Did you know that signing a paper donor card – the one you may be carrying in your wallet – does not mean you’re registered? Learn more and register at

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Last updated on: December 21st, 2016