World Primary Immunodeficiency Week (WPIW) 22nd – 29th April 2014

Primary Immunodeficiency Disease (PID) is a rare condition whereby patients cannot fight off infections or viruses due to a compromised immune system.  There are over 250 types of PID and, compared to international statistical data for incidence of PID, South Africa has a fraction of the number of patients diagnosed. …

PINSA POSITION STATEMENT ON ACCESS TO IMMUNOGLOBULIN THERAPIES FOR PATIENTS LIVING WITH A PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY

July 2014 This PiNSA statement supports international calls to ensure access to the best suited immunoglobulin (IG) replacement therapy, as prescribed by physicians for patients living with a primary immunodeficiency (PID)[1] that requires IG replacement therapy. It is estimated that there are between 20,000- 40,000 South Africans living with PID,…

IPOPI POSITION STATEMENT Access to Immunoglobulin Therapies for patients living with a Primary Immunodeficiency

8 May 2012 This statement is intended to provide a summary of IPOPI’s position with regards to the importance of ensuring access for patients living with a primary immunodeficiency (PID) to the best suited immunoglobulin (IG) replacement therapy, as selected and prescribed by their physician. IPOPI is concerned by recent…

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