Policy number:
2016-2-5
Convention:
2016
Preamble:
WHEREAS the recommendations from the Justice Krever Commission are just as relevant and true today as they were in 1987; and

WHEREAS the governments of Quebec, Ontario, and Nova Scotia have enacted legislation to ban private blood collection; and

WHEREAS Canadian Plasma Resources (CPF/Exapharma), a private blood collection clinic has set up clinics in Saskatchewan and with plans to open ten more clinics across Canada;

Policy:
That the NPF and its clubs work with interested groups to meet with all levels of government to ensure that the recommendations of the Krever Commission report are adhered to and no paid plasma and private blood clinics are allowed to operate in Canada.

Section:
Health