Funding for this research was provided by:
Canadian Blood Services ((MSM Research Grant))
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-06-17
Received: 12 April 2019
Accepted: 7 June 2019
First Online: 17 June 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Research ethics approval was provided by the research ethics boards of the University of Toronto, Ryerson University, the University of Windsor, McGill University, the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and the University of Victoria. All study participants provided written informed consent.
: All participants provided consent to have their interviews quoted in publications.
: The analysis was conducted independently from Canadian Blood Services. Findings from this study have been shared with the funding organization in order to inform their practices and potential policy reform efforts.