Radio Canada International: Close for-profit blood clinics, urge advocates

Posted on: November 23rd, 2017 by webmaster

In 1997, an inquiry into a catastrophic tainted blood crisis concluded that people should not be paid for blood donations, yet the Canadian government is about to approve the opening of a third, private, for-profit clinic. The Canadian Health Coalition says it has obtained documents that show officials of the government’s own health department helped a private company set up its commercial activities and “were supporting the lobbyists in a public relations strategy.”

‘A massive breach of public trust’

Read the full Radio Canada International article.