To improve the quality of life for individuals and families affected by GBS, CIDP and variants.
About GBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada
GBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada provides support, education, and research concerning Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS),
and Chronic Infalmmatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) throughout Canada. Our ongoing programs are intended to:
a) assist patients and their families cope with the illness by providing emotional support and other resources to them.
b) make personal visits by former patients to those currently in hospitals and rehabilitation, to offer moral support.
c) provide information and literature about GBS and CIDP so patients and their families know what to expect during illness.
d) create awareness and help educate the public and medical community about GBS, CIDP and our charity.
e) encourage and foster medical research into the cause, treatment and other aspects of GBS and CIDP.
f) direct patients with residual and long-term disabilities from the diseases to resources for vocational, financial, emotional, and other assistance and programs that might be available.