Month: June 2020

CIPO Makes Statement at Canadian Blood Services

by Whitney

Our ED, Whitney made a statement at the Canadian Blood Services virtual open board meeting on Tuesday June 23rd. Whitney addressed a couple of pressing issues facing the PI community today, including the impact of COVID-19, the potential of an IG shortage and home delivery of SCIG for immunodeficiency patients.  Read Whitney’s statement on behalf…



COVID-19 Update

by Whitney

June 16 2020 Update: CIPO Statement on COVID-19 CIPO has received many inquiries related to COVID-19, most of which are related to patient medical care or provincial re-opening. For specific medical inquiries, please contact your healthcare provider, or treating specialist.  CIPO COVID-19 Webinars: CIPO has hosted two webinars about PI & COVID-19 with medical co-Chairs,…



“Ask the Experts 2: COVID-19 & PI” Webinar

by Whitney

Get your questions answered by CIPO’s medical co-Chairs, Dr. Stephen Betschel and Dr. Bruce Ritchie. After the success of our first webinar, we are hosting another “Ask the Experts: COVID-19 & PI” on June 10th at 6pm EDT (3pm PDT). The session will last exactly 1 hour in length and will be recorded.  We will…



CIPO Spring Newsletter

by Whitney

Spring news 2020   Letter from the Chair Greetings and welcome to June!  Summer is creeping up on us quickly, but I must admit this has been the oddest Spring in my memory. Since mid March, we have been experiencing a lifestyle to which we are not accustomed. “Social distancing” and “isolating” are now common…