Organs and tissues

Canadian Blood Services works with the organ and tissue donation and transplantation community to improve the system for all Canadians. Through national collaboration involving organ donation organizations and transplantation programs across Canada we are working to increase organ and tissue donation, increase access to transplants and improve patient outcomes.This website provides valuable information and data related to interprovincial organ sharing programs and services; professional education, including the Canadian Clinical Guide to Organ Donation; numerous publications, data and progress reports; as well as leading practices and clinical guidelines.

Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Jun 22, 2020
National COVID-19 Impact Data Dashboard 
Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Sep 18, 2020

September 2020 - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, organ donation and transplantation organizations across Canada, including Canadian Blood Services, are meeting regularly to assess the impact the virus is having on organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Sep 11, 2020

The resources below are to support organ donation organization staff and health care professionals caring for potential DCD donors.

Organs and Tissues

Upcoming Events

When
September 22, 2020 | 8:00AM to September 26, 2020 | 4:00PM
Where

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canadian Society of Transplantation 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting,Winnipeg, MB           
September 22-26, 2020, Fairmont Winnipeg

Details to follow. CST website: https://www.cst-transplant.ca/Future_Events.html 

Organs and Tissues
When
September 23, 2020 | 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Where

Webinar

Educational Track: Leadership Management
Topic: Transfusion Medicine
Intended Audience: Directors, Facilities that perform molecular testing, Hospitals, Hospital Blood Banks, Immunohematology Reference Labs (IRL’s), Laboratory Staff, Managers/Supervisors, Medical Directors, Nurses, Physicians, Research Scientists, Residents/Fellows, Students (MD, MT, SBB), Technologists
Teaching Level: Intermediate

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
When
October 4, 2020 | 8:00AM to October 7, 2020 | 4:00PM
Where

Virtual Conference

This year, CCCF will reach the world. 

Our regular lives have been interrupted. Priorities have shifted the way we work and the world in which we work is changing rapidly. All of this is unprecedented in our lifetime. CCCF's annual Conference is changing this year to meet this new reality.

Organs and Tissues

Blog

Modified on: 
Aug 19, 2020

Dr. Isra Levy is in charge of medical and scientific support for all aspects of Canadian Blood Services’ work — how does he prepare for this job during a pandemic? To better understand what crisis leadership is, I asked Isra to share the lessons he has learned through his leadership journey.

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Transfusion

Modified on: 
Jul 20, 2020

The third module of Canadian Clinical Guide to Organ Donation just launched.

Organs and Tissues

Modified on: 
Feb 17, 2020

Do you know of an individual whose contributions might be worthy of the Canadian Blood Services Lifetime Achievement Award? To receive this honour, a nominee’s landmark contributions must be recognized as both extraordinary and world class in the field of transfusion or transplantation medicine, stem cell or cord blood research in Canada and/or abroad. Nominations are open until May 19, 2020.

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Transfusion