Tag Archives: blood donation
Vaccine Mandates and a Request for “Unvaccinated” Blood
Maya Goldenberg and Chris Kaposy draw out a possible relationship between the recent Baby W case in New Zealand involving a request for “unvaccinated” blood and COVID-19 vaccine mandates in force during the pandemic.
Thicker than Water: Slow Movement on Blood Policy
Landon J. Getz provides an update on Canadian Blood Services’ progress in updating outmoded policies on gay blood donation.
A Reflection on Blood Donation Policy in Canada
Landon J. Getz reflects on the current sexual abstention period within Canada for blood donations by men who have sex with men.
Kat Lanteigne argues that there are no good reasons for Canadians to be in the business of buying and selling blood.
Ending the lifetime ban is still discriminatory
Jason Behrmann argues that the revised policy on blood donations for men-who-have-sex-with-men is better than the previous lifetime ban, but nonetheless remains discriminatory.