Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Jan 22, 2020

Welcome

Welcome to the National Human Leukocyte Antigen Advisory Committee's (NHLAAC) home page. This site has been developed for furthering the education of HLA professionals across Canada. With the goal of increasing collaborative knowledge sharing, this site is home to HLA related reference materials, research papers, presentations, and work instructions; as well as helpful links to HLA calculators, tools, and other online resources.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jan 19, 2020

Report and Recommendations

  • Donation after Cardiocirculatory Death in Canada (July 2005) PDF

Journal publication

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jan 19, 2020
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.
Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Dec 27, 2019

Canadian Blood Services works with the Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation (OTDT) community to improve national system performance. We do this through the development of leading practices, professional education, public awareness and data analysis and reporting. We also manage clinical programs that support interprovincial sharing of organs.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Dec 20, 2019

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. The program is led by Canadian Blood Services’ Centre for Innovation with financial support from Grifols. For information about the next BloodTechNet program competition, visit blood.ca research funding programs.

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Modified on: 
Nov 4, 2019

Living Kidney Campaign Resources This Fall, we’re working to raise national awa

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 30, 2019

Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation (OTDT) Advisory Committees

A number of advisory committees and working groups work with Canadian Blood Services on issues and initiatives related to organ donation and transplantation activities. Their work includes providing expert advise and direction on national clinical policy and practice, operational requirements, standardization of procedures, and development of the Canadian Transplant Registry services. These groups also provide input to strategic direction and initiative development and prioritization.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2019

The Eye and Tissue Data Committee (ETDC) supports the collection, reporting and sharing of data by the Canadian eye and tissue banking community and provides insight into the supply of and the demand for allografts in Canada. 

Members Organization
Ms. Cynthia Johnston (Chair)

Regional Tissue Bank

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2019

Members

Organization

Dr. Steven Paraskevas

MUHC - Royal Victoria Hospital 

Montreal, Quebec

Dr. William Gourlay

St Paul's Hospital

Vancouver, British Columbia 

Dr. Christopher Nguan

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2019

The Lung Transplant Advisory Committee (LuTAC) advises on inter-provincial operational and clinical policies, standards of practice and evidence-based practice with respect to lung transplantation.

Members

Organization

Dr. Dale Lien (Chair)

Alberta Health Services

Stollery Children's Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta

Organs and Tissues

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