Lifesaving program marks 300th kidney transplant and more reasons to celebrate
Canada’s organ donation and transplantation community marks a milestone for hard-to-match patients and the 20th anniversary of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week.
Research underway to evolve blood donation eligibility for men who have sex with men
A two-day meeting brought together national and international researchers and stakeholders to identify research priorities that could change blood donation eligibility criteria for men who have sex with men.
Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians highlights national scale and spread of organ programs
A new book names Canadian Blood Services’ cross-country organ-sharing program for hard-to-match patients as an example of needed system-level change.
Patient voices heard in blood system decision-making
Richard Thompson of Immunodeficiency Canada, alongside other patient group representatives, helps to ensure those most affected by change have an opportunity to influence it.
Protecting health information in the digital world is everyone’s business
Seen as a cybersecurity leader in the global blood industry, Canadian Blood Services considers continuous vigilance the key to protecting donor, patient and employee privacy.