Recent Updates

Modified on: 
May 8, 2021

The Public Education and Awareness Committee (PEAC) facilitates interprovincial collaboration in the development and implementation of public education and awareness strategies. Organ donation and transplantation is complex and not well understood by the public. There are many misconceptions that contribute to barriers to registering intent to donate or consenting to donation.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
May 8, 2021

Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation (OTDT) Advisory Committees

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
May 5, 2021

The Kidney Transplant Advisory Committee (KTAC) provides expert guidance to the development, operation and evolution of the national Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) program and Highly Sensitized Patient program (HSP) with the goal of increasing kidney transplantation in Canada. The KTAC also reviews proposed matches from each KPD match run.

Updated: 2021-03-02

Members

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
May 2, 2021

The monthly OTDT digest has been developed to share highlights from our collaborative work with the organ and tissue donation and transplantation community. Subscribe by entering your email address in the box below. Please send contributions, comments and suggestions to otdt@blood.ca  

 

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Apr 27, 2021

Forum Report and Recommendations

Advancing Living Donation Forum: Helping Kidney Transplant Candidates Identify Living DonorsAdvancing Living Donation 2020 Forum Report Cover Page

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Apr 27, 2021

Welcome to the home of the NHLAAC Journal Club

Starting in November 2019, the NHLAAC committee conducted its first ABHI accredited Journal Club presentation with the goal of providing a venue for Canadian HLA professionals to continue their education, knowledge sharing, and receive ABHI CE credits.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Apr 27, 2021
National COVID-19 Impact Data Dashboard 
Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Apr 9, 2021

Surveillance of National Organ Transplant Recipients Affected by COVID-19 (SNO-TRAC)

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Apr 6, 2021

For the last decade the increasingly long waiting lists for cornea transplantation have consistently gained media and government attention. Wait times are often measured in years as opposed to months, meaning the rates of access to cornea transplantation in Canada are on par with, or lower than, the rates seen in some developing countries. Yet, despite all the attention the number of corneas transplanted in Canada has remained unchanged for the last six years and no focused and coordinated efforts have been expended to improve this system.

Organs and Tissues

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