February 29th, 2020 is Rare Disease Day! Show your support by learning about actions you can take in order to raise awareness.
Facebook Live: Interview with Dr. Bollée (Nephrologist and Director of the Kidney Rare Disease Clinic at the IRCM) on March 11th at 2pm
Ahead of World Kidney Day on March 12th 2020, Montreal Chapter Coordinator, Luisa Miniaci-Di Leo has been invited by Dr. Bollée to talk about PKD live on Facebook from his office at IRCM (Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal) on March 11 at 2pm.
As part of the patient advocacy groups in Montreal, Luisa Miniaci-Di Leo was invited to participate in the “Rare Disease Research Day” at the McGill University Health Centre.
"The Montreal Chapter is physically located in Dollard-Des-Ormeaux and started its 2020 awareness campaign early with a visit to DDO federal MP Sameer Zuberi and provincial national assembly representative Carlos J Leitao. Also participating in both meetings were several PKD patients from the Greater Montreal Area."
With 2019 drawing to a close, we hope you remember the PKD Foundation of Canada in your holiday plans and consider making a year-end gift to help advance Canadian research, advocacy and support for more PKD patients and their loved ones.
#GivingTuesday is December 1st 2020! Help give a voice to a widely unknown disease. Donate this #GivingTuesday to the PKD Foundation of Canada, the only national organization solely dedicated to fighting PKD through research, education, advocacy, support and awareness.
Watch the University Health Network's 2019 PKD Conference Recordings Today!
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