CIPO AGM 2020

CIPO AGM Notice CIPO’s annual general meeting will be held on Saturday, November 28th at 7pm EST. This meeting will be held virtually and is open to all CIPO members. Please email info@cipo.ca to receive the meeting details. CIPO’s 2019 Financial...

IG Supply Update

October 14th Re: Possible Disruptions IVIG CIPO has been advised by Canadian Blood Services and the National Emergency Blood Management Committee that due to the drop in donations in plasma worldwide and the mounting pressure on demand for immune globulin globally,...

IPOPI Calls on Increased Plasma Supply

Last week was International Plasma Awareness Week and IPOPI (the International Patient Organization for Primary Immunodeficiency) has announced “7 Measures for Increasing Plasma Supply” During IPAW 2020 we have been calling for national, regional and...

Alberta Alert! We need your help

On October 5, CIPO wrote to the Alberta Minister of Health, Tyler Shandro, asking for access to gene therapy for two children (under the age of 2) who have been diagnosed with ADA-SCID, a severe form of immunodeficiency.  Both children are not candidates for bone...

Tell Us Your Experience

CIPO would like to hear from you if you tried to receive home delivery for your plasma product during COVID-19. Please take our short (3 question) survey here.  As you may know, CIPO worked with Canadian Blood Services and other patient organizations to set up a home...