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.
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Phone: 1 (647) 560-6842
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Ottawa Educational Afternoon
When: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Where: RA Centre – 2451, Riverside Dr.
Ottawa, ON K1H 7X7
Registration Open: ** Limited Space**
This is your Ottawa Educational Afternoon. We are pleased to announce that Dr. Pierre Bourque and Dr. Elizabeth Pringle of the Canadian Medical Advisory Board will be presenting GBS, and CIDP and Variants. Linda Theoret, RN will will be presenting IVIG and SCig, and we will be announcing another presentation in just a few days. 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 Ottawa!
Halifax Educational Afternoon
When: Saturday, May 28, 2016
Where: Canadian Museum of Immigration – At Pier 21
1055 Marginal Road
Halifax, NS, B3H 4P7
Registration Open: ** Limited Space**
This is your Halifax Educational Afternoon. We are pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Benstead and Dr. Ian Grant will be presenting ‘CIDP and Variants’ and ‘GBS. We will be adding to the agenda in the coming days so check back here for updates. 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 Halifax!
See more details on pre-registration and registration. (Finalized Agenda – May 6, 2016)
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.
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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
Elizabeth Pringle, MD
Zaeem Siddiqi, MD
Jiri Vajsar, MD
Douglas Zochodne, MD
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