NUPGE calls on the federal and all provincial and territorial governments to join the provinces of Quebec and Ontario in prohibiting for-profit corporations that pay for blood and plasma donations.
for-profit blood collection
A letter from the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions to the Minister of Health Jane Philpott on the commercialization of the Canadian blood supply system.
There is no guarantee that any of the political parties in Ontario will bring forward new legislation banning for-profit plasma clinics should they win the election on June 12.
The Ontario Liberal government has announced that they will introduce legislation to stop the practice of for-profit plasma collection. Please email or call your MPP today to support it!