The Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada

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Letter of Support to Reduce the Timing Between COVID-19 Vaccine Doses for Patients With Neuromuscular Diseases

The Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada and MDC together with neurologists, Jesse’s Journey and GBS-CIDP Canada, have submitted a letter to Health Minister Patty Hajdu, Dr. Quach-Thanh, Chair of NACI and each provincial health minister urging them to further nuance the list of those who should be prioritized for their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine by including adults affected by neuromuscular disease.

Read the full press release from MDC here.

Read the open letter to Health Minister Patty Hajdu here.

Read the open letter to NACI here.

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Upcoming Neuromuscular Conferences in 2022

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Network’s Approach to Adapting Knowledge Translation Strategies for Neuromuscular Diseases: Knowledge Translation Canada Scientific Meeting

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Read NMD4C and MDC Postdoc Fellowship Recipient Dr. Emanuela Pannia’s Early-Career Blog

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Knowledge Translation Team Infographic “Consensus-based Care Recommendations for Children with Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1”

The Knowledge Translation team are are glad to share an infographic of the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation’s “Consensus-based Care Recommendations for Children with Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1“, with the contribution of Dr. Craig Campbell (NMD4C investigator). The infographic shares a few key clinical points to consider and offers direct link and QR code to download the complete guideline.

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Community of Practice for Neuromuscular Allied Healthcare Members: MDC and NMD4C Begin Consultations

The Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada in partnership with Muscular Dystrophy Canada, is investigating ways to better support allied healthcare professionals that work with clients/patients affected by neuromuscular disorders and their families. We wish to introduce and implement a Community of Practice for allied healthcare professionals this year, but first we would like to complete a needs assessment and seek your valued input.