HLA tissue typing test is done on the "organ-transplant" patient to check the compatibility of organ with a live donor. The organ transplant procedures were scheduled to begin early Sunday morning. "These actions alone give voice to the selfless and benevolent nature Logan possessed in life for others". As representatives of the health sector, registration of potential donors became much more active after Friday's disaster.
Ontario's Trillium Gift of Life Network says it saw 182 new signups on Sunday, tripling the number recorded over the previous two weeks.
The Canadian Press reports that by Monday, April 8, almost 900 people in Alberta had expressed interest in becoming an organ donor, compared to the average of 425 normally seen over a two-day period.
His last gift appears to have struck a chord with many across Canada, prompting renewed conversations about organ donation online. The students share with me how the campaign became personal as Ashley Panahagahi has family members in need of organ donation.
Ronnie Gavsie, the president and CEO of Trillium, said people across the country have taken heart in Boulet's story. "We work with empathy and compassion and coordinate things and just try to make it as seamless as possible", Allen says.
"Logan actually acted, he did not procrastinate - he is truly a hero".
Every year, she said the wait list grows, and hundreds of people die without receiving the treatment they need.
"There's just more and more conversation, in the media and social media, about the power of organ donations", Leanne Appleton of BC Transplant said.
For the first year ever, more than 1,500 people in the United Kingdom donated their organs after they died, with the number rising by 11 percent over the previous year.
"Today, approximately 117,000 people are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant", Poythress said.
"The increase in donations and transplants is made possible thanks to the generosity of donors and their families".
"There can be a gift in this sorrowful time", Gavsie said.