Media Release

SCDAC/AAFC Newborn Screening Approved in Nova Scotia- April 4th 2013
Stem-cell donation ‘chance to save a life’ says ex-basketball star- Feb.21st 2013
Families, Children Benefit from Expansion of Newborn Screening Program-NS Department of Health and Wellness-April 22nd 2013
SCDAC- Dr. Olujohungbe
Globe & Mail- Canada has no national standard for newborn screening. Here’s why it should- August 2013                                                                                                 The trials and tribulations of chronic transfusion in pediatric SCD: Progress from STOP to TWiTCH?                                                                                                                     Complications Associated with Sickle Cell Trait: A Brief Narrative Review

Newborn screening in Nova Scotia-April 1st 2014                                                                                                                                                                        Newborn Screening in Prince Edward Island- Nov. 28th 2014

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Extends Funding to Red Blood Disorders Clinic-TGH: Feb 27th 2017


CBC- Public umbilical cord blood bank launches in Ottawa.
Dr. Robert Klaassen speaks to CBC on the importance of the public cord blood banking
Click here to listen/read the interview.

World Sickle Cell Day-Blood Drive- June 18th 2016