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Statement on Winnipeg Nursing Cuts

by Whitney

January 14th , 2018 CIPO Statement re: Winnipeg IV Nursing Cuts The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) has recently eliminated Winnipeg Hospital’s vascular access team, which included roughly 15 nurses that specialized in IV insertion. CIPO empathizes with our members and we do realize the importance of this role to immunodeficiency patients currently on IVIG,…



CIPO Winter Newsletter

by Whitney

CIPO’s winter newsletter is now available, filled with information regarding the primary immunodeficiency community across Canada. Read it all here and don’t miss out! If you have not signed up to receive our news sign up now! There is no cost to become a CIPO member and you will receive all of our news, access…



IG Transition Update

by Whitney

December 19th, 2017   Update on Immune Globulin Products in Canada   Dear CIPO member, On November 2nd, we sent a letter to you containing information about changes that will be taking place across Canada in regards to certain immune globulin products. We know that some of you have voiced your concern about how these…



Peer Support Program Launched!

by Whitney

We are pleased to announce that the NEW Peer-to-Peer Support Program is up and running. For newly diagnosed patients, parents or those needing a little extra support, the CIPO Peer Support Program is here for you. Trained volunteers are available in all provinces to offer support. If you feel like you or someone you know…



Canadian Blood Services Tender Results

by Whitney

November 2, 2017 Re: Canadian Blood Services Request For Proposals (RFP) Announcement for Plasma Protein Products 2018-2021 CBS has announced the results for the RFP for plasma products, both for the fractionation of CBS plasma and the commercial supply of immune globulin (both IVIG and SubQ). These contracts are for a 3 year period starting…



Vote for Your Excellence Award Winner!

by Whitney

This year as CIPO celebrates our 20th Anniversary, we are hosting a gala and honouring some people in our community who helped us along the way. We would like our members to help choose the winners of the first annual Excellence Awards. These awards will be given to members of the PI community who have…



CIPO’s 20th Anniversary Gala

by Whitney

Join us for CIPO’s 20th Anniversary Gala and Excellence Awards! On November 17th celebrate 20 years of the Canadian Immunodeficiencies Patient Organization! This black and white fundraiser in support of CIPO services, will look back on the two decades of primary immundeficiency community in Canada and honour the people who champion the cause.  Most importantly,…



New Year, New Look!

by Whitney

CIPO proudly jumps into 2017 with unveiling a new logo and a new website. We are happy to bring not only a new look but also new and updated information as well. Please stay and look around, be sure to let us know what you think.



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