national cord blood bank

November 15th is National Philanthropy Day NOVEMBER 15, 2014 (CANADA) – To mark National Philanthropy Day on November 15th, Canadian Blood Services is inviting people to make a financial contribution to the For All Canadians campaign. This national, three-year, $12.5 million fundraising campaign will help Canadian Blood Services transform stem cell transplantation in Canada by building a national public cord blood bank that will help give patients access to a greater number of life-saving stem cells. Marshall Eliuk, an entrepreneur in the Peace River area of Alberta, was diagnosed in 2000 with

Canadian Blood Services’ cord blood program and The Ottawa Hospital will provide increased hope for stem cell patients November 5, 2012 (OTTAWA) – Canada’s first national public umbilical cord blood bank is one step closer to realization thanks to a new partnership between Canadian Blood Services and The Ottawa Hospital. The Ottawa Hospital will be the first collection site for the national cord blood bank, playing a central role in the success of the program. This partnership will assist Canadian Blood Services with the recruitment of potential mothers and the collection of their baby’s