Tag Archives: Canadian Blood Services

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.

Got Plasma?

Lisbeth Witthøfft Nielsen considers ways of increasing the pool of voluntary unpaid plasma donors in Canada.

For-profit plasma clinics are risky business

Monika Dutt counsels Health Canada against changing its policy, and allowing payment to donors for blood or plasma.