• Transport of organs and medical teams

    Since 1987, our transport units for organs and medical teams have traveled 2 027 764 km, the equivalent of 50 times the turn of the Earth !
     
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  • 497 people were transplanted to Quebec in 2018:

    451 people thanks to the generosity of deceased organ donors and their families

    46 people thanks to living donors
     
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You can give at any age!

According to statistics compiled by Transplant Quebec...

 

The oldest times giver was ... 92 years old

The oldest kidney donor had ... 85 years

The oldest donator donated ... 85 years

The oldest pancreas donor had ... 72 years

The oldest donor was ... 69 years old

The youngest donor ... 48 hours

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Estimations and Cost of Services Rendered
(March 1987 to December 31, 2024)

 

Estimated

25 263 emergency transportations

Taxi costs : (25 263 x $3,50) + (2 417 738 km x $1,50) = $3 715 027.50
Ambulance costs : (25 263 x $125,00) + (2 417 738 km x $1,75) = $7 388 916.50
 43 166 hours x $50,00 = $2 158 300.00

TOTAL : $9 547 216.50 in money saved on healthcare...

THAT'S A SUBSTANTIAL AND VERY IMPORTANT SOCIAL CONTRIBUTION!