Recent Updates

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
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2019

The Living Donation Advisory Committee (LDAC) provides expert advice for advancement and implementation of national initiatives in partnership with Canadian Blood Services on issues relating to the donation and transplantation of organs from living donors to recipients

Members

Organization

Dr. David Landsberg (Chair)

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2019

The Kidney Transplant Advisory Committee (KTAC) provides expert guidance to the development, operation and evolution of the national Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) program and Highly Sensitized Patient program (HSP) with the goal of increasing kidney transplantation in Canada. The KTAC also reviews proposed matches from each KPD match run.

Members

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2019

The Deceased Donation Advisory Committee (DDAC) provides expert advice on issues relating to the donation of organs from deceased donors, towards the further advancement of deceased donation in Canada.

Members Organization
Dr. Saneef (Sonny) Dhanani, Chair

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario

Medical Lead, Research, Trillium Gift of Life Network

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 17, 2019

We are pleased to present the seventh annual report describing transmissible blood-borne infection surveillance. High quality and timely surveillance is central to the safety of the blood supply. This includes monitoring of transmissible disease markers that the blood is tested for (including bacteria) and investigation of any reports of possible transfusion transmission, as well as a horizon scan for any new pathogens that may pose a risk.

PDF versions of current and past Surveillance Reports:

Transfusion

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