Medical tourism refers to generating revenue by soliciting patients from abroad, a practice currently in progress in
It's for similar reasons RNAO is also calling on Wynne to prohibit for-profit plasma collection, something the government started to do with Bill 178, or the Voluntary Blood Donations Act. It died on the order paper, which is why RNAO is bringing this item back to the top of the agenda. The association is concerned that permitting donors to be paid for blood or blood products risks the safety of our blood supply, and the sustainability of our voluntary system.
Read RNAO's letter to Premier Wynne.
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