Learn about primary immunodeficiency through one of CIPO’s education tools. Attend a Patient Education Event near you, read our Educational Materials, or sign up for our newsletter. Don’t know where to start? Try the Glossary of PI Terms, a great resource for everyone.
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Sick and tired of being sick and tired? You’re not alone. CIPO offers a variety of support programs. Our Patient Support Groups allow you to connect and share in a friendly and safe atmosphere. Newly diagnosed or looking for more personal support? CIPO’s new Peer Support Program offers the ability to connect with someone on a one-to-one basis.
We are here to advocate for you! CIPO goes to all levels of government in order to have the needs of PI patients met. Currently, our advocacy work includes: SCID newborn screening, pay-for-plasma, comprehensive care, access to treatment and supplies, and earlier diagnosis through raising awareness.
With CIPO since 2014, Whitney lends a strong personal voice. With over a decade working in advocacy, she cares deeply for the patient community.
Megan is a 4th year student at the University of Victoria on the Lekwungen territories. She is passionate about activism, the arts and advocacy work. She’s so excited to be working with CIPO and connecting with you all!
A mother of 2 with Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis (CMC), Erin has been with CIPO since 2012. She has been an advocate for parents and children with PI, and hopes to implement a school guide in Canada.
Anita has been a passionate fundraiser for the non-profit world for over 25 years, aligning herself with organizations that work hard to do important things for both people and animals.
Bringing over 15 years of experience in her field, she embraces the core values of integrity, innovation, and growth. She hopes to share her voice and ideas to create change and assist CIPO with our goals.
Our volunteers are who were are. Volunteer today and join a 20 year strong community. There are many ways your skills can be used, everyone is welcome.
CIPO has events across our chapters annually, be sure to see if we are coming to your town. If not, why not host your own event with our help!
Our vital services support the thousands of Canadians affected by PI. Learn how to help sustain these services and one of the many ways to donate.