Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Dec 18, 2020

Through a collaborative initiative between the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), Canadian Blood Services (CBS) and the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program (CDTRP), The Measuring Quality in Kidney Transplantation workshop was held in November 2019. Over 80 participants from various stakeholder groups (Appendix 1) were brought together to: (i) develop a pan-Canadian consensus on quality indicators for kidney transplantation and living kidney donation in Canada, and (ii) eventually contribute to quality standards for both these areas.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Dec 16, 2020

Since 2018, Health Canada has been leading an initiative called the Organ Donation and Transplantation Collaborative (The Collaborative) with provinces and territories, Canadian Blood Services (CBS), patients, families, clinical and administrative stakeholders and researchers from across the country.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Dec 9, 2020

This interactive online platform reports national performance data for organ donation and transplantation in Canada. The dashboard consists of nine primary sections presenting data on key aspects of the donation and transplantation across the system. The data presented are results as of Dec. 31, 2019. This format replaces our previous annual System Progress Report publication.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Dec 7, 2020

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The following living kidney donor and recipient videos have been developed by Alberta Health Services. They are shared here with permission. 

Linda and Jane’s Story - An angel in the neighbourhood

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Dec 7, 2020

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Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Dec 3, 2020

Data Sets

National OTDT Data Working Groups have been created to establish standardized data sets that will allow alignment of information collected and reported across the country. These reports represent the first step in building a comprehensive national data set for organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Dec 1, 2020

Canadian Blood Services supports the development, implementation and evaluation of leading practices and clincal guidelines for organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Canada. 

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Dec 1, 2020
Leading practices and clinical guidelines related to living organ donation.
Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Dec 1, 2020

Resources and materials to support the clinical management of deceased organ donors can be found at the links below:

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