Living Donation Network Meeting Report - March 2020

This report provides an overview of the Kidney Paired Donation Program: Living Donation Network Meeting that took place on March 6, 2020 in Toronto, ON. Organized by Canadian Blood Services, the meeting brought together more than 60 living donor and recipient coordinators, program managers and quality assurance professionals from across Canada. This meeting was designed to facilitate:

  1. development of professional networks among the coordinator, manager and quality assurance groups working in Living Donation Programs, and
  2. workshops focused on identifying and addressing barriers to efficient chain evaluation and completion times in the Kidney Paired Donation program, as well as challenges and successes in shipping and receiving shipped kidneys.

Full report is available upon request 

Kidney Paired Donation Program: Living Donation Network Meeting March 6, 2020 | Toronto, ON (English)

Canadian Blood Services would like to thank all who attended participated enthusiastically, and who contributed ideas and expertise to the development of this document. This meeting was made possible by funding from Health Canada.