Month: October 2021

Notice to All Members

by Whitney

Please be advised that the Canadian Immunodeficiencies Patient Organization (CIPO) was unable to hold it’s Annual General Meeting on October 23rd due to lack of quorum present.    With this in mind, CIPO sends notice of the proposed changes to the current bylaws to all members with this letter. All members have 60 days from the…



CIPO Merchandise now available!

by Whitney

Our store is LIVE!! Now is the time to pre-order you CIPO swag and show your #plasmapride! Pre-sales only go till the 1st of November so don’t wait! Use code BUY1 for 10% off 1 item BUY2 for 15% off 2 and BUY3 for 20% off 3+ https://ciponational.myshopify.com/ #onlineshopping #retailtherapyy



CIPO in the News

by Whitney

We are happy to report that CIPO’s efforts to include SCID in BC’s newborn screening program has resulted in an op-ed in the Province newspaper. Please see the link attached: https://theprovince.com/opinion/op-ed/dawn-shirley-whitney-goulstone-why-b-c-needs-to-expand-its-newborn-screening-program



Update on 3rd Doses

by Whitney

Thank you! Based on CIPO’s advocacy, emerging data and the recent statement from the NACI, most provinces in Canada are now granting access to 3rd doses of MRNA COVID-19 vaccines to primary immunodeficiency patients immediately. Thank you to all of our members who took part in our recent campaign and wrote letters to your provincial…