Canadian Blood Services

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Jayden

Plasma
for Life

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Plasma
for Life

For many, plasma is the only treatment.

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Paulo

Organs & Tissues
for Life

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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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12/19/2023
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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.

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
    20
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB positive

  • Good supply
    13
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    10
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    11
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B positive

  • Good supply
    7
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B negative

  • Good supply
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Good supply
    4
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative