Author: Whitney

COVID-19 Update

by Whitney

April 27, 2020 Update: CIPO Statement on COVID-19 CIPO has received many inquiries related to COVID-19 (the current coronavirus), most of which are related to patient specific travel or medical care. For specific medical inquiries, please contact your healthcare provider, or treating specialist.    CIPO COVID-19 Webinar: CIPO will be hosting a special COVID-19 webinar…



Webinar on PI and Cancer – Tuesday April 28

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Register now for IPOPI’s (International Patient Organization for Primary Immunodeficiencies) 4th Clinical Care Webinar. This webinar will focus on PI and Cancer “Understanding the Crossover”. Anyone interested can register Here The webinar will take place on 28 April, 9am EST and the invited speaker is Professor Isabelle Meyts from the University Hospital Leuven, Belgium. The…



Celebrate World PI Week!

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CIPO is proud to celebrate World PI Week! This year, the World PI Week campaign celebrates its 10th anniversary. Ten years of collaboration and awareness-raising across the globe. For the first time ever, World PI Week will run for ten weeks, from 22nd April to 1st July. Ten weeks of campaigning and advocacy to put…



CIPO COVID19 Update

by Whitney

CIPO has received many inquiries related to COVID-19 (the current coronavirus), most of which are related to patient specific travel or medical care. For specific medical inquiries, please contact your healthcare provider, or treating specialist. COVID-19 in Canada Cases of COVID-19 in provinces and across Canada is changing by the hour. Please continue to check…



COVID-19 Update #3

by Whitney

March 23rd, 2020   Update: CIPO Statement on COVID-19 CIPO has received many inquiries related to COVID-19 (the current coronavirus), most of which are related to patient specific travel or medical care. For specific medical inquiries, please contact your healthcare provider, or treating specialist.    COVID-19 in Canada: Cases of COVID-19 in provinces and across…



Update: COVID-19 Statement

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March 9th, 2020 Update: CIPO Statement on COVID-19   CIPO has received many inquiries related to COVID-19 (the current coronavirus), most of which are related to patient specific travel or medical care. For specific medical inquiries, please contact your healthcare provider, or treating specialist.  COVID-19 in Canada: As of today, there are 76 confirmed cases…



Winter News now Available!

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Winter news 2020 Greetings! Thank you for your interest in our newsletter. Please take a minute to read about all the exciting news taking place in the primary immunodeficiency community across Canada. Please remember to let us know about any changes to addresses or email, so that you can continue to receive news about the…



Aging Well and Eating Well

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https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1695179843699

CIPO members who joined us for our last event in Kelowna may remember Registered Dietitian Nicole Fetterly giving a talk about nutrition. Well, David Suzuki also wanted to hear from Nicole! She spent some time with him at UVic, where she teaches nutrution, to discuss aging and eating well. Watch this clip below: http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1695179843699



Statement on Coronavirus

by Whitney

  February 28th, 2020 CIPO Statement on COVID-19 CIPO has received many inquiries related to COVID-19 (the current coronavirus), most of which are related to patient specific travel or medical care. For specific medical inquiries, please contact your healthcare provider, or treating specialist.  COVID-19 in Canada: As of today, there are 14 confirmed cases and…



Hizentra Recall Notice

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CIPO has been advised by Canadian Blood Services that Hizentra Pre-filled Syringe 2g lot number P100047093, has been voluntarily recalled by CSL Behring. Patients are advised to check their lot number on any existing supply in their homes.  This lot has been recalled due to a number of product complaints regarding the appearance of the syringes…