Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Mar 31, 2021

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:

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Mar 19, 2021

Welcome

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Mar 11, 2021

Updates on Implementation of Inter-Provincial Organ Sharing of Hearts for High Status Recipients

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Mar 4, 2021
A community of practice for critical care physicians who support organ donation

Donation Physician Network at Critical Care Canada Forum 2017In 2017, Canadian Blood Services established a national Donation Physician Network. This community of practice builds on successful provincial initiatives developed to support critical care physicians specializing in deceased organ donation. 

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Mar 3, 2021

The national Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) program is an interprovincial organ sharing program operated by Canadian Blood Services in collaboration with Canada’s living kidney donation and kidney transplant programs. The KPD program gives individuals an opportunity to become a living donor and donate a kidney to someone in need, and in doing so, provide transplant candidates an increased opportunity to receive a transplant.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Mar 3, 2021

The Living Donation Advisory Committee (LDAC) provides expert advice for advancement and implementation of national initiatives in partnership with Canadian Blood Services on issues relating to the donation and transplantation of organs from living donors to recipients.

Updated: 2021-03-02

Members

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Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Mar 2, 2021

Developed by Canadian Blood Services, the Canadian Transplant Registry (CTR) is the technology that will operationalize the IPOS Heart policies. The CTR is an easily accessible online website for Organ Donation Organizations, laboratories, and transplant hospitals to manage patients, donors, organ offers and transplant outcomes. The CTR will apply a standardized matching and ranking algorithm to optimize transplant success factors for those hard to match and/or medically urgent heart patients.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Feb 18, 2021

Canadian Blood Services works collaboratively with the Canadian tissue community to develop and implement leading practices to improve the quality and safety of tissue produced in Canadian tissue banks. This work includes leading practice workshops, public awareness and education campaigns, national data collection, publication of Canadian eye and tissue banking activity and the design and implementation of recommendations and systematic reviews for five areas of practice for tissue bioburden reduction and control.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Feb 11, 2021
The deceased donation program focuses on evolving the quality and safety of national organ donation services in Canada, which will result in continued improvement for access to lifesaving organs and transplants for all Canadians.
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