Héma-Québec

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Héma-Québec
Héma-Québec logo.svg
Motto Give blood. Give life.
Formation 1998; 19 years ago (1998)
Type Non-profit
Headquarters Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Region served
Quebec
Official language
French and English
Key people
Serge Maltais, President and CEO
Parent organization
Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services
Budget
CA$156 million [1]
Staff
1300 [2]
Volunteers
16000 [2]
Mission Efficiently meet the needs of the Québec population for safe, optimal-quality blood and blood products, human tissues, cord blood, mother’s milk and cellular products; to develop and provide expertise and specialized, innovative services in the field of human biological products.
Website Official site

Héma-Québec is a non-profit organization that manages the blood supply for the Canadian province of Quebec. It was created on March 26, 1998 as a successor to the Canadian Red Cross Blood Program and the Canadian Blood Agency on recommendation of the Krever Commission.

A separate organization operates elsewhere in Canada: Canadian Blood Services.

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  1. ^ "Message" (PDF). The Createch Group. Retrieved 2016-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Héma-Québec". Hema-quebec.qc.ca. Retrieved 2016-03-11. 

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