GBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada improves the quality of life for individuals and families affected with GBS, CIDP & Variants.
Guillain-Barré Syndrome Foundation of Canada Inc. is a registered Canadian charity.
Registration number 887327906RR0001
3100 Garden St
PO Box 80060 RPO Rossland Garden
Phone: 1 (647) 560-6842
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Vancouver Educational Afternoon – Richmond City Centre Community Centre – 5900 Minoru Blvd #105, Richmond,BC V6X 0L9
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 1-5pm
This is your Vancouver Educational Afternoon. We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kristine Chapman, Dr. Gillian Gibson, and Dr. Kristin Jack will be presenting GBS, CIDP and Variants, and Research. Of course we’ll end the afternoon with the ‘Ask the Expert’ workshop. A chance to direct questions to the entire medical panel. We look forward to seeing you in Vancouver! For more details on registration and the agenda Click Here!
If you are traveling from out of town, we have a limited amount of hotel rooms with Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotal at a special reduced rate for our attendees. The Marriott is across the road from the Richmond City Centre Community Centre.
For hotel reservations, please use the link below.
Vancouver Volunteer Meet and Greet – Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel – 7571 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC V6X1A3
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016
9:30am – 11:15am
By RSVP Only
RSVP: Donna Hartlen, Exec Dir, 1-647-560-6842 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or: Sherry Nejedly, VP, BC Liaison, email: email@example.com
Be a Volunteer
Help support our GBS-CIDP-MMN Community !!
If you are interested in volunteering your time in supporting the foundation and its BC patients/families, come out and meet current BC and National volunteers. We need your help in any area including, support, fundraising, and awareness.
Toronto Support Group Meeting – Northern District Library Room 200, 40 Orchard View Blvd (One block north of Ellington, just west of Yonge Street)
Sunday, Oct 2, 2016
Contact: Jane Field, Toronto Liaison, Director email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I am pleased to announce that we will have a special guest speaker at this meeting, a physiotherapist, Scott Branny, who has personal experience with GBS.
“Scott graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science before completing his Master of Science degree in Physiotherapy from McMaster University in 2010. Scott is currently working towards his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy and he has completed further education in acupuncture, soft tissue release, and taping. Scott currently works at the Sports Medicine Specialists in the Yonge and Eglinton area and has over 6 years of experience in treating a variety of orthopaedic and neurological conditions. ”
We look forward to hearing Scott’s presentation as well as participating in some active exercises to the extent of our abilities and asking questions and sharing information.
Friends and family members are welcome!
Canadian Centre of Excellence, United Health Network| Sick Kids | Toronto General Hospital issues a Zika-GBS link Canadian Statement, March 31, 2016. For the latest World Health Organization update, please visit: WHO. Read the latest press release here.
Articles of Interest
“GBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada is pleased to communicate the availability of the Octapharma Canada Inc. developed ‘My IVIG Infusion Diary’, a Free Mobile App, which is available for patients receiving Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Therapy…” Read More Here
The Canadian Foundation continues to support patients & families, & to be recognized as the Canadian resource for GBS, CIDP, & variants. Until a cure is found, we will increase public awareness by educating both the professional & lay communities, & we will raise funds for the research & treatment of the above mentioned disorders.
- Newsletter Spring/Summer 2016
- Newsletter Spring/Summer 2016 – French
- Newsletter Fall/Winter 2015
- Newsletter Fall/Winter 2015 – French
- Newsletter Spring/Summer 2015
- Newsletter Fall/Winter 2014
- Newsletter Fall/Winter 2014- French
- Click here to watch our informational videos, now available in French
- Also, click here to browse our many publications, including newsletters and articles.
Dr. Tom Feasby
Dr. Kenneth Shonk
Board of Directors
Medical Advisory Board
Steven Baker, MD
Brenda Banwell, MD
Timothy Benstead, MD
Pierre Bourque, MD
Vera Bril, MD
Kristine Chapman, MD
Colin Chalk, MD
Angela Genge, MD
Gillian Gibson, MD
Angelika Hahn, MD
Hans Katzberg. MD
Kurt Kimpinski, MD
Rami Massie, MD
Elizabeth Pringle, MD
Zaeem Siddiqi, MD
Jiri Vajsar, MD
Douglas Zochodne, MD
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