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Grocery Service for PI Patients

by Whitney

Bag Half Full is a community initiative that aims to bridge the gap of accessibility to groceries and household items for the elderly and vulnerable populations within our communities. Their goal is to promote health and safety by assisting the immunocompromised with grocery shopping, pick-up, and delivery services. There are no delivery or service fees.…



Listen to CIPO’s COVID-19 Webinar Now!

by Whitney

Last week CIPO  hosted our first COVID-19 webinar. This “Ask the Experts” session with Dr. Bruce Ritchie and Dr. Stephen Betschel is 1-hour in length and features them answering questions submitted by CIPO members. Listen here:  Q & A webinar session on COVID19 and PI



CIPO COVID-19 Webinar

by Whitney

WHEN: Tuesday, May 5th 6pm EST (3pm PST) 1 hour  Join CIPO medical co-chairs, Dr. Stephen Betschel and Dr. Bruce Ritchie as they answer your questions about COVID-19.  All questions need to be received by CIPO by 5pm on Friday, May 1st.  To attend follow the link below, or call in from one of the…



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

by Whitney

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!

by Whitney

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

by Whitney

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!

by Whitney

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…