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PUBLIC CONSULTATION
&
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

JANUARY 19 & 20, 1999
Canadian Blood Services
1800 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

January 19 - PUBLIC CONSULTATION

9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Welcome and Opening Comments
      Kenneth J. Fyke Chair, Board of Directors
    • Building A New Blood System
      Lynda Cranston Chief Executive Officer
    • Panel Presentation: Enhancing the Safety of Canada's Blood System
    • Genome Amplification Testing and Leukoreduction
      Dr. Graham Sher, CBS Vice-President, Medical, Scientific and Clinical Management
    • Operating Within a Regulated Environment
      Wes Rees, CBS Vice-President, Safety and Performance Management
    • Computerized Tracking
      Ken Anderson, CBS Chief Information Officer

Health Break
    • Public Presentations
      CHILDHOOD CANCER AND CBS
      Dr. Eleanor Pask, Childhood Cancer Foundation


      THE PRACTICE OF APHERESIS AND THE REQUIREMENTS
      FOR BLOOD REPLACEMENTS FLUIDS
      Dr. Gail Rock, Canadian Apheresis Group


      TOWARDS BLOODLESS SURGERY
      Dr. Pierre Limoges, Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society


      MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION WITH CONSUMERS
      Erma Chapman, PhD, Canadian Hemophilia Society


      SAFETY AND SECURITY THROUGH ALTERNATIVES
      TO BLOOD TRANSFUSION
      Zenon Bodnaruk, Hospital Information Services, Jehovah Witnesses


      CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS
      Rolf Calhoun


      AUTOMATED BLOOD COLLECTION
      Harold McNeaney, COBE


      BONE MARROW RECRUITMENT


      BLOOD ALTERNATIVES ARE IMPORTANT TO ESTABLISHING
      SELF-SUFFICIENCY


      UTILIZATION INFORMATION: A KEY OBSTACLE
      IN OPTIMUM PATIENT CARE
      Canadian Working Group on Transfusion Pratices


      CONSUMER PARTICIPATION
      Brian Huskins, Canadian Aids Society

Lunch
    • Public Question and Answer Period
      (On Morning Presentations)

      RECRUITMENT IN THE COMMUNITY
      Ian Murray, Assistant Collections Manager,
      Halifax and PEI Blood Centre

      CORPORATE PARTNERING
      Michele Leroux, Director, Donor Services,
      Toronto Centre


Health Break
    • Panel Discussion: Increasing Blood Donations (continued)
      UNITED STATES BLOOD RECRUITMENT EXPERIENCE
      Carolyn Mihalko, Florida Blood Centre

    • Discussion
    • Adjourn



January 20 - BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

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