Month: September 2019

Monthly Meet-Ups Start September!

by Whitney

CIPO “Monthly Meet-Ups” for PI patients are starting again. These informal, get-togethers are great way to connect and share with other patients in your area. Meet-Ups are currently scheduled in the following areas: Calgary Edmonton Ottawa Vancouver Vernon Winnipeg   Check out the times, dates and locations:  Monthly Meet Up Details – Fall 2019 If you…



CIPO Part of Global Vaccination Consensus

by Whitney

CIPO is pleased to be part of a coalition of Canadian Patient organizations that came together through the International Federation on Ageing (IFA), to discuss adult influenza vaccination. On September 5 the IFA is pleased to release the consensus statement Uniting Diverse Groups to Improve Adult Influenza Vaccination in Canada as a result of the “Adult Influenza Vaccination: Calling Canadian…



IG Supply Update – SCIG Shortage Ends

by Whitney

Update on Immune Globulin Supply in Canada Dear IG patient/caregiver, As we have informed you since May, Canadian Blood Services experienced a shortage of the SCIg product Cuvitru. Due to an increase in supply of Cuvitru in recent weeks, this shortage is no longer active and supplies are now at normal levels.   Patients currently…