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World Kidney Day 2017

Today is World Kidney Day, a day to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.

January 2017 PKD e-News

Upcoming PKD Patient Forums in Winnipeg and Saskatoon! If you, your family or loved ones live in either of these cities, join us and members of the local PKD community to learn more about PKD and what resources are available in Canada.

December 2016 PKD e-News

  Welcome to the PKD Foundation of Canada's December e-News! We've provided information important to helping you take action in your journey with PKD.      

Welcome to the New PKD Foundation of Canada!

Today is an exciting day for us at the PKD Foundation of Canada. Just in time for the New Year, the PKDFOC is stepping into a new “look,” that represents all the growth we’ve seen over the years, as well as the progress that we will continue to make in...

October 2016 PKD e-News

Learn Upcoming Western Canada PKD Patient Forums The PKDFOC will be hosting three FREE PKD Patient Forums in Western Canada! If you, your family or loved ones live in the Edmonton, Calgary or Vancouver area, join us and members of the local PKD community to learn more about PKD and...

August 2016 PKD e-News

Awareness    Health Canada Recognizes September 4th as National PKD Awareness Day 

June 2016 PKD e-News

SUPPORT   Register Today for the 2016 Walk for PKD! The Walk for PKD signifies a united group, moving towards treatments and a cure for polycystic kidney disease (PKD), one of the most common life-threatening genetic diseases affecting thousands in Canada.  You can make an impact on this devastating disease...

May 2016 PKD e-News

SUPPORT   Save the Date! The 2016 Walk for PKD Online Registration Opens June 8!    We are thrilled to be hosting Walk for PKD events in Guelph, Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa this year!   The Walk for PKD signifies a united group, moving towards treatments and a cure for...

April 2016 PKD e-News

LEARN Upcoming Toronto Chapter Educational Meeting:    Topic: Ethical Controversies in Organ Donation and Transplantation  Speaker: Michael Campbell, Former Senior Fellow in Organ Donation &  Transplantation Ethics, University Health Network Bioethics Program When: Sunday, May 1 2016 from 2:00pm-4:00pm Where: Beth Sholom Synagogue, 1445 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto ON. For full details, click here.

March 2016 PKD e-News

March is National Kidney Month! Today kicks off National Kidney Month in Canada and the United States! This is the perfect time to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health, and to reduce the frequency and impact kidney disease and its associated health problems have...

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2017 Canadian PKD Symposium is Now Online

On November 25, 2017 we held our biennial Canadian PKD Symposium, which included participants from the PKD medical community and various renal healthcare centres, as well as PKD patients, their families and loved ones.

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PKD Foundation of Canada Awarded the Upper Canada Medal

On Monday, April 9, the PKD Foundation of Canada attended the Can-SOLVE CKD SPOR Initiative reception where we were awarded the Pewter Upper Canada Medal by the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation for our support of Dr. York Pei’s Hereditary Kidney Disease Clinic at...

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