Recent Updates

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
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2019

The National Human Leukocyte Antigen Advisory Committee (NHLAAC) provides a forum for improving and standardizing HLA laboratory practices in support of national registries and, in general, organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Canada.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2019

The Information System Advisory Committee (ISAC) provides oversight to Canadian Blood Services on strategies and activities required to build a data system that provides timely access to high quality ODT information for patient care, system management and performance, research, and accountability.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2019

The Liver Transplant Advisory Committee (LTAC) advises on inter-provincial operational and clinical policies, standards of practice and evidence-based practice with respect to liver listing and allocation.

Members

Organization

Dr. Susan Gilmour (Chair)

Alberta Health Services

Stollery Children's Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2019

ODTEAC provides expert advice on donation and transplantation system activities for ongoing advancement and implementation of national initiatives in partnership with Canadian Blood Services.

Members Organization
CHAIR
Dr. Norman Kneteman

University of Alberta Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta

Organs and Tissues

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