Presentation on theme: "World PI Week (WPIW) Carla Duff, CPNP MSN CCRP IgCN"— Presentation transcript:
1 World PI Week (WPIW) Carla Duff, CPNP MSN CCRP IgCN INGID Assistant SecretaryMember of the PI Week Steering Committee
2 WPIW What is it? What is the mission of WPIW? When is it? World PI Week is a global campaign which aims to raise awareness and improve diagnosis and treatment of primary immunodeficiencies (PI)What is the mission of WPIW? To increase recognition of PI amongst the medical profession as well as parents, school teachers, day care centre employees, researchers and nurses to increase the understanding of these diseases and promote early diagnosisTo encourage health authorities to use existing awareness materials produced by JMF, IPOPI and other stakeholders to promote the timely diagnosis and treatment of people living with PITo promote the model of combining physician education and global awareness with the infrastructure to diagnose and treat PI worldwideTo stimulate efforts to improve the recognition, diagnosis, treatment and quality of life of people with PI world-wideWhen is it?22nd - 29th April 2015
3 How Can You Get Involved? Sponsor an event during WPIWHost an all day event with information on testing and treatment.Hold a PI awareness day at your centerHave a stand with brochures and information for people to take and readTips and suggestions are on the WPIW websiteFind ResourcesBe InspiredSee Worldwide Events
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