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Carla Duff, CPNP MSN CCRP IgCN INGID Assistant Secretary Member of the PI Week Steering Committee.

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2 Carla Duff, CPNP MSN CCRP IgCN INGID Assistant Secretary Member of the PI Week Steering Committee

3  What 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 diagnosis ◦ To 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 PI ◦ To promote the model of combining physician education and global awareness with the infrastructure to diagnose and treat PI worldwide ◦ To stimulate efforts to improve the recognition, diagnosis, treatment and quality of life of people with PI world-wide  When is it? ◦ 22nd - 29th April 2015

4  Sponsor an event during WPIW ◦ Host an all day event with information on testing and treatment.  Hold a PI awareness day at your center ◦ Have a stand with brochures and information for people to take and read  Tips and suggestions are on the WPIW website ◦ Find Resources ◦ Be Inspired ◦ See Worldwide Events ◦

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