Canadian Blood Services

How we help patients with rare diseases


02/26/2021
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Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year

How stem cell transplants continued through a COVID-19-related shutdown


02/25/2021
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Dedicated lab specialists kept working for 17 patients who needed lifesaving stem cell transplants

‘I hope we keep the momentum going’


02/25/2021
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Akintunde Adeniyi, information security analyst at Canadian Blood Services, shares his hopes for diversity and inclusion

Very public cancer journey inspires thousands to donate


02/23/2021
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Brian Fraser has continued to advocate even after learning his own illness is terminal

Exploring the mysteries of ‘a beautiful system’


02/22/2021
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Dr. Ed Pryzdial’s research on blood clotting can aid understanding of many disorders, including COVID-19

As thanks for his brother’s health, teen donates blood for the first time


02/19/2021
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Nolan Clark has also joined the stem cell registry since turning 17

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
    11
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB positive

  • Good supply
    11
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    7
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    9
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    7
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B positive

  • Good supply
    9
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B negative

  • Good supply
    9
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Good supply
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative