TITLE

Do Canadian researchers have "blood on their hands"?

AUTHOR(S)
Behrmann, Jason; Ravitsky, Vardit
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/14/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 9, p1112
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the authors' insights on the ban on LGBT people as eligible blood donors in Canada. They say that the ban aims to avoid the spread of HIV or hepatitis to the public. They mention that scientists in the field of infectious disease argue that the regulation is outdated and discriminatory. They added that researchers should use the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research's (CIHR's) grant to prove that LGBT people can become eligible donors.
ACCESSION #
63205701

 

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