Month: May 2021

New Cuvitru and Gammaguard Websites

by Whitney

Takeda Canada, the manufacturers of Cuvitru and Gammaguard, have created new product specific websites for patients using these products with resources and videos.  www.cuvitru.ca www.gammagard.ca  They have also created a non-product specific site for people living with immunodeficiency: “Living With ID” www.livingwithid.ca Be sure to check out the sites!



Hizentra Announcement

by Whitney

Canadian Blood Services and Hema-Quebec have announced that Hizentra 20ml (4g) will be available in pre-filled syringe. The transition of the 20ml format from vials to pre-filled syringes is expected to be completed by the end of June 2021. This transition will mean that Hizentra 20ml (4g), 10ml (2g) and 5ml (1g) will only be…



Support CIPO with Handmade Jewelry

by Whitney

CIPO would like to give a HUGE thank you to our amazing volunteer in BC, Tara. Tara and her sister own and operate a handmade clay  jewelry company, “Sweet Sorella”, and make beautiful pieces inspired by Italy. Sweet Sorella will be donating $1 from each pair of earrings sold to CIPO. Please check them out…



New Program Alert

by Whitney

CIPO’s new program Family Zone is excited to launch it’s first ever event – Family Bingo Night! Join CIPO on May 14th for a fun night of bingo hosted by Spiderman and Princess Elsa. This event is free thanks to our generous supporters of Family Zone and will include prizes.  To register, email info@cipo.ca Date/time:…



Thank you for listening!

by Whitney

The first season of CIPO’s podcast, “Slice of PI” has finished and our host, Bryan would like to say “Thank You” to all of our dedicated listeners who helped to make our first podcast such a success. If you missed the podcast the first time around, you can catch up on all 10 episodes on…