Canadian Blood Services

A life beyond sickle cell disease, thanks to a stem cell donor


09/27/2021
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Ufuoma Muwhen was cured of the condition she’d had since birth by a stem cell transplant from her sister

Plasma donation gets a boost from Sikh Nation


09/27/2021
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One of the largest blood donor groups in the country now also rallies to help patients with plasma

Living with sickle cell disease and educating others


09/24/2021
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Ulysse Guerrier works to raise awareness of this debilitating condition and the need for diverse donors

This childhood blood cancer survivor inspired his mother to become a donor


09/20/2021
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Blood donations were essential to 15-year-old Sean Jollymore’s fight against leukemia six years ago

Stem cells without borders


09/16/2021
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During the pandemic, connecting stem cell donors to recipients required extra-heroic feats of logistics

‘It’s an incredible privilege to help save a life’


09/16/2021
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For Joel Menard, the chance to donate stem cells ‘felt like winning an unexpected award’

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
    11
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    9
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    8
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    12
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B positive

  • Good supply
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B negative

  • Good supply
    5
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Good supply
    7
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative