Month: December 2017

IG Transition Update

by Whitney

December 19th, 2017   Update on Immune Globulin Products in Canada   Dear CIPO member, On November 2nd, we sent a letter to you containing information about changes that will be taking place across Canada in regards to certain immune globulin products. We know that some of you have voiced your concern about how these…

Peer Support Program Launched!

by Whitney

We are pleased to announce that the NEW Peer-to-Peer Support Program is up and running. For newly diagnosed patients, parents or those needing a little extra support, the CIPO Peer Support Program is here for you. Trained volunteers are available in all provinces to offer support. If you feel like you or someone you know…

Canadian Blood Services Tender Results

by Whitney

November 2, 2017 Re: Canadian Blood Services Request For Proposals (RFP) Announcement for Plasma Protein Products 2018-2021 CBS has announced the results for the RFP for plasma products, both for the fractionation of CBS plasma and the commercial supply of immune globulin (both IVIG and SubQ). These contracts are for a 3 year period starting…