Six children’s hospitals need $6,000 per year to help children and their families in financial crisis. That only helps 12 families with a $500 grant each. Diagnosis and treatment of infants with Primary Immunodeficiency can take several months, requiring one parent to leave work and throwing the family into financial crisis. Additional costs for medications, medical equipment, travel, accommodation, parking, meals creates a strain when the families energy should be on their child getting better. Help a child nearby. Your donation will be allocated to the nearest hospital to your postal code.
September 29th, 2016 – The Westin Hotel, Montreal, QC
Immunodeficiency Canada Satellite Symposium – 4th sCID Symposium will be held at the Annual Scientific Meeting, CSACI in Montreal. Immunodeficiency Canada would like to announce that there is a Call for Abstracts for the Lightening talks at the Symposium.
Immunodeficiency Canada had been participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge since 2012 and has raised funds that had helped families living with PI. The Scotiabank Charity Challenge is a special event for the organization because it brings together staff, patients, families and healthcare professionals for one day as they walk/run together to raise money to help PI patients and families.
Join the Immunodeficiency Canada 2016 team today. Thanks to our generous corporate sponsor covering our administration cost, 100% of your donation will go to help families living with PI.
LymphoSign Journal publishes novel clinical, translational, or basic research articles aimed at clinicians and scientists in the fields of immunology, gastroenterology, neurology, dermatology, infectious diseases, rheumatology, and hematology. The focus is on defining the molecular basis and treatment of various immune disorders like innate or adaptive immunodeficiency, bone marrow failure, autoimmunity and auto inflammatory disorders and lymphoid malignancies. The Journal also publishes papers that can directly and immediately improve diagnosis and management of patients, including practice guidelines and algorithms.
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“Within a week of Bombardier’s Jeans Day Team distributing the 10 Warning Signs, we received a phone call from a patient needing help,” says Richard Thompson, CEO of Immunodeficiency Canada. Read More »
Implementation of newborn screening for SCID (Severe Combined Immunodeficiency), a major accomplishment for Immunodeficiency Canada.
“This is a monumental triumph to children born with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) and their families. Newborn screening will detect this problem early before complications develop, and allow for prompt life-saving interventions such as bone marrow transplantation. Read More »