Press releases 2019
- The PLASMAVIE Donor Lounge in Gatineau is feeling the impact of the spring floods
Gatineau, August 23, 2019
Since opening its doors three years ago, the PLASMAVIE Donor Lounge in Gatineau had been recording a steady growth in activities, until last spring's floods intervened. After posting an annual growth rate of almost 18% in 2018, the centre's team now faces a decrease in the number of donors.
- Man who had sex with a man - Change to the eligibility criterion for giving blood starting June 3, 2019
Montréal, May 8, 2019
Health Canada has responded favorably to requests submitted by Héma-Québec and the Canadian Blood Services and reduced the temporary exclusion period for donating blood for man who had sex with a man (MSM).
- National Organ and Tissue Donor Week–The CHUM and Héma-Québec join forces to increase the number of human tissue donors
Montréal, April 26, 2019
Consenting to donate organs to save lives is also consenting to donate tissues to improve the quality of life of many people. National Organ and Tissue Donor Week, which is under way until April 27, is an opportunity for Héma-Québec and the CHUM to highlight their joint efforts to increase the number of human tissue donations and to explain their importance.
- Nathalie Fagnan Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Héma-Québec
Montréal, January 30, 2019
Martine Carré, chair of the board of directors of Héma-Québec, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathalie Fagnan, CPA, CA, as president and chief executive officer of Héma-Québec. Ms. Fagnan officially assumes her duties today