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Canadian Blood Service Puts out Urgent Call for Blood Donors

Canadian Blood Service Puts out Urgent Call for Blood Donors
Across Canada, patients like Andie Morrison are relying on donors for happy holidays and a lifetime of possibilities OTTAWA – Canadian Blood Services is calling on eligible blood donors to help fill 35,000 appointments by Jan. 6 to ensure that Canadian patients continue to have access to the blood and blood products they need over the holidays. Blood collection centres will be... Read More

Wait lists improving for some organs as deceased donor numbers jump in Canada

Wait lists improving for some organs as deceased donor numbers jump in Canada
New data released by Canadian Blood Services and the Canadian Institute for Health Information highlights increase in donation rates OTTAWA — Over the last 10 years, the rate of deceased organ donation has increased 42%, according to the latest numbers released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) and Canadian Blood Services. Close to 2,900 lifesaving transplants were performed in... Read More