Anaphylaxis (severe allergies) awareness – in the news


Today, an awareness group supporting families caring for loved ones with severe allergies, issued a press release. We encourage you to read:

Families discuss with MP next steps on Anaphylaxis Motion M-230

Canadian Anaphylaxis Initiative (CAI) is a network of Canadian families formed to raise greater awareness of the realities Canadians with severe allergies face every day. Their primary goal is to urge Parliamentarians and federal officials to respond to allergy concerns involving public awareness and education, food safety, transportation, and research; with an ultimate goal to reduce the risks of preventable anaphylactic attacks throughout Canada.

The CAI has made progress by working closely with MP Dean Allison in raising awareness with his Parliamentary colleagues. The Niagara West – Glanbrook MP has Motion M-230 in the House of Commons which reads: That in the opinion of the House, anaphylaxis is a serious concern for an increasing number of Canadians and the government should take the appropriate measures necessary to ensure these Canadians are able to maintain a high quality of life.

Photo (l to r): Lead members of the C.A.I.: Debbie Bruce, Chris George, Cindy Paskey, Mindi Ferkul, Roy Mayo, Gladys Vergis-Mayo


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