In 2014–2015 we received 850,218 blood donations at our permanent and mobile blood donor clinics. The whole blood we collect is then separated into red blood cells, plasma and platelets. Overall, use of red blood cells, platelets and plasma for transfusion declined slightly during the past year, while requests for specialized plasma products such as immunoglobulins continue to rise.
At the end of 2013, according to the latest data available from the Canadian Institute for Health Information, 4,433 patients across Canada were on waitlists to receive kidney, heart, lung, liver...
STEM CELL DONATIONS
The OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network, operated by Canadian Blood Services, had nearly 360,000 registrants at the end of March 2015. As the first collection and...
OUR CLINICS WILL BE
BETTER THAN EVER
We continue to fine-tune our clinics, and the result is a more comfortable, consistent and smooth-running clinic experience for donors. At the same time, we’ve been able to dramatically improve cost-efficiency, performance monitoring and planning across...