Canadian Blood Services

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Jayden

Plasma
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Plasma
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For many, plasma is the only treatment.

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Paulo

Organs & Tissues
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Organs & Tissues
for Life

More than 4,000 people in Canada are waiting for an organ transplant.

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Kim

Blood recipient

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Jayden

Plasma recipient

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Tom

Stem cell recipient

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Paulo

Organ recipient

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Donate joy: lifesaving blood and plasma donations will give families a reason to celebrate this holiday season


12/19/2023
  |  
News release
DECEMBER 19, 2023 (OTTAWA) – More than 31,000 blood and plasma donors are needed across Canada before January 7, to ensure patients in hospitals have the life essentials they depend on.

Historic change opens the door for more blood and plasma donors: human variant of ‘mad cow’ eligibility rule gone for good


11/23/2023
  |  
News release
Two-decade long eligibility requirement lifted for people who spent time in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland or France; newly eligible donors welcome starting December 4

National blood inventory

We manage the national supply of blood products for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec). Many variables can impact our inventory such as weather, holidays or tragic events. Below is an overview of our inventory levels across all blood types. 

 

  • Good supply
    12
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB positive

  • Good supply
    9
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    4
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    4
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    8
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B positive

  • Good supply
    3
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B negative

  • Good supply
    3
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Low supply!
    2
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative