Entry #5: Blood donations by MSMs in Canada

Original entry by alexkillby alexkillby ()

RegionCanada
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (1-year deferral)
Start DateAug 2016
End Datenow
DescriptionHealth Canada approved Canadian Blood Services’ proposal to reduce the blood donation ineligibility period for men who have sex with men from five years to one year.
Sourceshttps://blood.ca/en/blood/am-i-eligible/men-who-have-sex-men


2 Revisions

2. Revision #14589 ( by alexkillby)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
ValueBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (5-year deferral)
Start Date2016-08-012013-07-22
Start Date Unknownday
NoteHealth Canada approved Canadian Blood Services’ proposal to reduce the blood donation ineligibility period for men who have sex with men from five years to one year.Health Canada changed the indefinite deferral period to a 5-year deferral, effective July 22, 2013.
Sourceshttps://blood.ca/en/blood/am-i-eligible/men-who-have-sex-menhttp://www.blood.ca/CentreApps/Internet/UW_V502_MainEngine.nsf/page/MSM http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/new-blood-donation-rules-take-effect-in-canada-two-decades-after-tainted-blood-inquiry-1.1378949 http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2013/05/22/blood-policy-men.html
1. Revision #23 ( by imullin01)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
Start Date2013-07-222013-05-22
NoteHealth Canada changed the indefinite deferral period to a 5-year deferral, effective July 22, 2013.
Sourceshttp://www.blood.ca/CentreApps/Internet/UW_V502_MainEngine.nsf/page/MSM http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/new-blood-donation-rules-take-effect-in-canada-two-decades-after-tainted-blood-inquiry-1.1378949 http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2013/05/22/blood-policy-men.htmlhttp://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/new-blood-donation-rules-take-effect-in-canada-two-decades-after-tainted-blood-inquiry-1.1378949 http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2013/05/22/blood-policy-men.html