A lifeline of blood

Moore, B. Patrick
February 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/27/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 5, p664
Academic Journal
The article presents the history of the National Blood Transfusion Service program of Canada. The program was launched on February 3, 1947 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The program's purpose is to distribute blood to hospital patients free of charge. The facility accepts only voluntary blood donors who donate their blood without any monetary consideration in exchange.


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