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ADVOCACY UPDATE & LATEST NEWS FROM CYSTIC FIBROSIS CANADA: NOVEMBER 21

On November 9, 2020, Cystic Fibrosis Canada received information that a decision had been made by the manufacturer to bring new CF medicines to Canada. On November 17, The Minister of Health, Patty Hajdu, publicly confirmed that an application to bring Trikafta to Canada is in progress and with a ‘priority review’ to speed up the approval process with Health Canada. 

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Melissa Verleg

LIFE-CHANGING TREATMENT, TRIKAFTA, IS COMING TO CANADA

Today the cystic fibrosis story is significantly changing, with a long-awaited transformational therapy now in sight for Canadians living with the disease. Cystic Fibrosis Canada has received information that a decision has been made by the manufacturer to bring new CF medicines to Canada. 

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ADVOCACY UPDATE & LATEST NEWS FROM CYSTIC FIBROSIS CANADA: NOVEMBER 7

On Monday, October 26, 2020, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health (HESA), voted to support a motion for further consultations on the PMPRB guidelines conducted by the HESA committee. HESA is a committee responsible for the oversight of Canadian health issues.

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Canadians with cystic fibrosis consume a large number of enzymes, about 20 pills a day, to help absorb nutrients from food Over 2,000 different mutations of the CF gene Over 4,000 Canadian children, adolescents and adults have CF
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December 3, 2020
Understanding CF Modulators Webinar

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is hosting a webinar series focused on answering your questions regarding the access to CF modulators in Canada. 

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December 3, 2020
Ontario 50/50 Raffle

Help us build the jackpot today! Buy your tickets and you can win while supporting the more than 4,300 Canadians living with CF. 

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Charlotte Giroux Portrait
Charlotte Giroux
Age 12, Montréal, Québec

In life, there are meetings that have a great impact on us, that move us deeply and that force us to realize just how lucky and blessed we are to be healthy.

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