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Submission on Bill S-252

The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology is currently studying S-252 (Voluntary Blood Donations Act). The legislation proposes to ban nationally paid blood and plasma donations. Blood plasma is the first bodyRead More

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Take action to support S-252

On May 29, 2018, Independent Senator Pamela Wallin introduced S-252 (Voluntary Blood Donations Act), a Senate public bill that proposes to ban nationally paid blood and plasma donations. The Canadian Health Coalition supports this federal legislation thatRead More

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Latest news on paid plasma donation

Disappointing but not surprising: New Report from Expert Panel on Immune Globulin Product Supply Misses the Mark on Paid Plasma The Expert Panel on Immune Globulin Product Supply and Related Impacts in Canada released itsRead More

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On the 20th anniversary of Canada’s tainted blood inquiry, documents reveal the federal government worked with private pharmaceutical industry to undermine Krever’s landmark recommendations

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the Krever Inquiry into the tainted blood scandal, parliamentarians, health advocates and health professionals gathered in Ottawa to call on the Trudeau government to uphold the landmarkRead More

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Moratorium on private, for-profit blood clinics needed

Ottawa – Blood safety and public health care advocates met on Parliament Hill today to deliver a petition signed by 15,000 Canadians calling to ban private donor-remunerated and for-profit plasma collection in Canada, despite MinisterRead More

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“The safety of our blood system is being jeopardized,” says blood safety and health care advocates

Ottawa, Ontario- Advocates for blood safety and health care held a joint media conference earlier today calling on the federal government to revoke the license of Canadian Plasma Resources and implement the recommendations of theRead More

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Health care and blood safety advocates urge federal government to revoke license of paid plasma clinic

Ottawa, ON  – Media conference with health and blood safety advocates will take place tomorrow. They will be sharing new information that plasma from paid donors collected by Canadian Plasma Resources will be sold onRead More

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