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Date: September 17, 2016
Location: Toronto, ON

Date: June 15-16, 2016 in Winnipeg, MN

May 11-15, 2016 in Vancouver, BC

These snippets for front line providers and technologists were developed by Best Blood Manitoba with funding from Canadian Blood Services’ BloodTechNet competition.

Next Educational Event

May 31, 2016
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern


Sheila O'Brien,

We are pleased to present the fourth report for our stakeholders describing infectious disease surveillance. High quality and timely surveillance is key to the safety of the blood supply. This includes monitoring of transmissible disease markers that the blood is tested for (including bacteria), investigation of any reports of possible transfusion transmission, as well as a horizon scan for any new pathogens that may pose a risk now or in the future.

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If you require any of our forms in an accessible format(see our accessibility policy for more details), please contact us at transfusion.medicine@blood.ca.