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hospitalstay and rehabilitaonfor individuals with SCI.Required care is highlyspecialized and hugelycomplex.Esmatedannualamount thatspinal cordinjuries cost the
Government of Brish Columbia
in health care andsupport costs. As the populaonages and more spinal cord injuriesoccur from falls, these costs will
Esmatednumberof BrishColumbiaresidents living with traumacspinal cord injuries, with more than
188 new injuries occurring everyyear.
POWER OF PARTNERSHIPS
The Government of Brish Columbia andour partners have played a leading role insupporng spinal cord injury (SCI) researchand community services in the province byproviding crical investments and services.This support has disnguished BC as aleader in medical research treatment andcare for people living with SCI.