Alberta Blood Office
What is the Alberta Blood Office?
As part of the Government of Alberta, the Alberta Blood Office is responsible for managing the blood supply in Alberta. The Alberta Blood Office does this by running a program called the Alberta Blood Coordinating Program.
What is a blood transfusion?
A blood transfusion is when someone receives a blood product.
When would a blood transfusions be needed?
There are many reasons for needing a blood transfusion, including: blood loss in an accident, needing an operation, or being unable to produce certain parts of your blood.