Month: February 2021

COVID Vaccine Webinar Now Available

by Whitney

CIPO hosted a COVID Vaccine and Immunodeficiency webinar on February 25th with CIPO medical directors Dr. Kyla Hildebrand and Dr. Gina Lacuesta, moderated by Dr. Stephen Betschel. To watch the webinar on CIPO’s Youtube channel, please follow this link.    



SCID Compass Event – March 10

by Whitney

Immune Deficiency Foundation’s educational program, SCID Compass is inviting CIPO members to join their March webinar for parents/caregivers on SCID. Details below: Time/date: March 10th at 11AM ET Topic: Gene Therapy for SCID, the latest and future research regarding this topic Speaker: Dr. Donald Kohn at the University of California, Los Angeles Below is the link to register. The…



IG Supply Update

by Whitney

February 12th, 2021   Re: Possible Disruptions IVIG As per our letter from October 14th, CIPO has been advised by Canadian Blood Services that due to the drop in donations in plasma worldwide and the mounting pressure on demand for immune globulin globally, Canada is now experiencing supply challenges with certain brands and vials sizes…



APIQ Patient Survey

by Whitney

Quebec Chapter, APIQ, is conducting a survey for immunodeficiency patients and caregivers in Quebec. This survey is online until Friday, February 12.  Participants will be entered to win one of three prize draws.  French survey: https://fr.surveymonkey.com/r/SONDAGEAPIQCIPO English survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/APIQSURVEYCIPO