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Nov 30, 2018, 07:00 ET Canadians with rare lung disease are relieved to now have publicly funded access to potentially life-extending treatment

- Uptravi now funded for the majority of Canadians with pulmonary arterial hypertension, but other treatments remain out of reach - VANCOUVER and HAMILTON, ON, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - At the end of a...


Jun 12, 2018, 07:00 ET 85 per cent of Canadians now have publicly funded access to a potentially life-extending treatment for patients with rare lung disease

- Patients living in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador are hopeful Uptravi will soon be accessible all across Canada - VANCOUVER and HAMILTON, ON, June 12, 2018...


Mar 06, 2018, 08:00 ET First province begins funding new life-extending treatment for patients with rare lung disease

- Successful pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance negotiations for Uptravi lead to quick action by Quebec's public drug program, generating hope elsewhere in Canada - VANCOUVER and HAMILTON, ON,...


Nov 17, 2016, 12:08 ET Rare lung disease patients fear lengthy negotiation trend will delay access to another new therapy, putting lives at risk

- PAH physicians, patients and caregivers urge governments across Canada to uphold funding recommendation and grant swift access to life-extending treatment option - VANCOUVER, BC and HAMILTON, ON,...


Dec 03, 2015, 09:15 ET Equitable drug access urged for patients with rare, potentially fatal lung disease

- Physicians, patients and caregivers remind Health Minister of devastating consequences when treatment decisions for PAH are taken out of medical experts' hands - TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2015 /CNW/ -...


Mar 05, 2015, 13:21 ET Canadians with rare, complex and fatal lung disease fearful of one-size-fits-all approach to treatment

CDR recommendation limits specialists' ability to prescribe new medication VANCOUVER, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadians affected by pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) fear the threat of heart...


Oct 08, 2014, 05:55 ET Quebec breathes new hope into lives of those affected by pulmonary arterial hypertension

Patients elsewhere in Canada hope for swift access to new treatment option now funded in Quebec VANCOUVER, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada (PHA Canada) was...


May 05, 2014, 05:59 ET Canadians with pulmonary hypertension face serious health, social and financial impacts: New survey

"Invisibility" of the disease, delays in diagnosis and physical, social and financial burdens among top challenges to be addressed VANCOUVER, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Results released today from the...


May 05, 2014, 05:59 ET Breathing Life Into a Breath 'Taking' Disease

New Social Media Campaign Promotes Awareness of Frequently Misdiagnosed Form of Lung Disease VANCOUVER, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada (PHA Canada) is...


Nov 21, 2012, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month - 6-minute Walk for Breath - Toronto, Ontario

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AWARENESS MONTH - 6-minute Walk for Breath November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month in North America. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is an ...


Nov 02, 2012, 10:13 ET Media Advisory - Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month - 6-minute Walk for Breath - Vancouver, British Columbia

VANCOUVER, Nov. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AWARENESS MONTH - 6-minute Walk for Breath November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month in North America. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is...


Oct 24, 2012, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month - 6-minute Walk for Breath - Vancouver, British Columbia

VANCOUVER, Oct. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AWARENESS MONTH - 6-minute Walk for Breath November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month in North America. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is...


Oct 24, 2012, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month - 6-minute Walk for Breath - Edmonton, Alberta

EDMONTON, Oct. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AWARENESS MONTH - 6-minute Walk for Breath November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month in North America. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is...


Oct 24, 2012, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month - 6-minute Walk for Breath - Ottawa, Ontario

OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AWARENESS MONTH - 6-minute Walk for Breath November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month in North America. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is an...


Oct 22, 2012, 11:41 ET Media Advisory - Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month - 6-minute Walks for Breath Across Canada

VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AWARENESS MONTH - 6-minute Walk for Breath November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month in North America. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is...


Nov 09, 2010, 08:00 ET SEVEN IN 10 CANADIANS UNAWARE OF POTENTIALLY FATAL LUNG DISEASE

~ Lack of knowledge about pulmonary hypertension continues to leave many at risk ~ TORONTO, Nov. 9 /CNW/ - While many Canadians know about diseases like asthma, diabetes and cardiovascular disease,...