Organs and tissues

Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Feb 22, 2017

System Progress Report 2006-2015

The Organ Donation and Transplantation in Canada System Progress Report 2006–2015, developed collaboratively with Canadian Blood Services organ donation and transplantation advisory committees, provides the most current available national data on deceased and living donation and transplantation performance in Canada. The report presents an overview of the state of the country’s donation and transplantation system today.

Read the short version of the report here: Results Highlights: Organ Donation and Transplantation in Canada – System Progress Report 2006–2015 

Read the full report here: Organ Donation and Transplantation in Canada – System Progress Report 2006–2015 

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jan 18, 2017

The BloodTechNet program was launched in 2011 to facilitate the development of innovative educational resources that support the Transfusion, Cellular Therapy and Transplantation communities in Canada.

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Modified on: 
Oct 26, 2016

Canadian Blood Services and Trillium Gift of Life Network worked in collaboration with the Critical Care Canada Forum (CCCF) to host the Deceased Organ Donation Symposium that took place in October, 2015 in Toronto. The program reviewed current clinical practices and advances in the science of organ donation medicine, including emerging topics and evolving research. Videos of the seminars were recorded to provide those unable to attend an opportunity to meet Canadian and international critical care experts in the field of deceased organ donation.

Organs and Tissues

Upcoming Events

When
March 1, 2017 | 8:00AM to March 3, 2017 | 5:00PM
Where

Whistler, BC

                                               

Canadian Critical Care Conference March 1 – March 3, 2017 at the Four Seasons Resort

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
When
March 9, 2017 | 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Where

International

World Kidney Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.

Learn more about World Kidney Day.

Organs and Tissues
When
March 24, 2017 | 8:00AM to March 25, 2017 | 5:00PM
Where

Marseille, France

The World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA) Spring meeting 2017 is held prior to the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) in Marseille, France.This meeting is scheduled to take place on Friday and Saturday March 24 and 25, 2017.

Click here for more the meeting schedule and more information.

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Blog

mulago hospital, uganda

Modified on: 
Feb 22, 2017

Dr. Hume, a professor at the University of Montreal and former executive medical director for Canadian Blood Services, works six months every year as a pediatric hematologist at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Uganda.

research montage

Modified on: 
Feb 15, 2017

A searchable database showcasing our funded research projects has just been launched on blood.ca. Together with our publications database, research highlights, links to this blog, research units and other news, you’ll discover a comprehensive knowledge hub for the transfusion and transplantation community.

battling bacteria

Modified on: 
Feb 8, 2017

A previous post in our "The things we do for safety" series explores leukoreduction - or how white blood cells or leukocytes get filtered out of blood products to reduce the risk of transfusion-related reactions.