CBC FORUM: Should you be allowed to sell your plasma?

Posted on: September 13th, 2016 by webmaster

Critics, including the federal NDP, say paid blood donations are a step toward privatizing health care and could lead to another tainted blood scandal. In the 1980s, about 2,000 Canadians were infected with HIV and many thousands more were infected with hepatitis C from tainted blood products. The inquiry into the scandal pointed to paid blood donations as a problem.

Should blood be a business in Canada?

Read more on the CBC Forum web site.