organ donation

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


Friday, December 15, 2017
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News release
New data released by Canadian Blood Services and the Canadian Institute for Health Information highlights increase in donation rates

Access to organ transplants on the rise in Canada


Friday, September 09, 2016
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News release
Progress report shows a decade of national collaboration is working to save more lives (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services alongside partners in the Canadian Organ Donation and Transplant Network have released a report detailing a decade’s worth of data on national organ donation and transplantation

New program will improve chances of a kidney transplant for hard-to-match patients


Friday, May 22, 2015
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News release
All provinces and territories now part of national program Winnipeg, MB – Canadian Blood Services, in collaboration with provincial and territorial Governments and organ donation and transplantation programs officially launched the Highly Sensitized Patient (HSP) program today. Canadians whose

Organ donation specialists may increase organ donations in Canada


Monday, December 16, 2013
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News release
The integration of donation physician specialists into hospital teams in Canada could help increase organ donations, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) http://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.130050 Deceased donation rates in Canada are well behind those in many
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