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HALIFAX PKD PATIENT FORUM

PKD Foundation of Canada

Thursday, 12 September 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (ADT)

HALIFAX PKD PATIENT FORUM

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RSVP 12 Sep 2019 Free  

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Join us for the upcoming FREE PKD Patient Forum in Halifax, NS!

 

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is one of the most common life-threatening, genetic diseases affecting Canadians and can result in the growth of cysts that enlarge the affected kidneys, destroying its ability to function.

 

Patients and their loved ones are invited to join this forum to:

  • Learn about what a PKD diagnosis can mean for you or a loved one, as well as how PKD can be managed from Dr. Steven Soroka, Professor of medicine, Nephrologist and Surveyor for Accreditation Canada. He is the Senior Medical Director for NSHA Renal Program and Pharmacy Services;
  • Hear about what resources and support systems are available to you and your loved ones from Jeff Robertson, Executive Director, PKD Foundation of Canada;

  • Have your questions answered during a Q&A period led by Dr. Steven Soroka and Jeff Robertson; and,

  • Meet other people living with PKD in your community.


Light food & beverages will be served and parking will be compensated.

Free admission. All are welcome!

Please note, registration is at 6:00 p.m. and the presentation will start at 6:30 p.m. sharp.

 

About the Speaker:

 

Dr. Steven Soroka, Professor of medicine, Nephrologist and Surveyor for Accreditation Canada. He is the Senior Medical Director for NSHA Renal Program and Pharmacy Services. 

 

Dr. Soroka is a Professor of medicine, Nephrologist and Surveyor for Accreditation Canada. He is the Senior Medical Director for NSHA Renal Program and Pharmacy ServicesDr. Soroka has served as Medical Advisor to the Nova Scotia Renal Program, Medical Director of nephrology clinical trials, Physician Lead of the Capital District Renal Program, VP of Medicine for Capital Health, and Executive Medical Director of the Central Zone, NSHA.

 

Have questions about HALIFAX PKD PATIENT FORUM? Contact PKD Foundation of Canada

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Halifax Infirmary, Royal Bank Theatre
1799 Robie Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3G1
Canada

Thursday, 12 September 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (ADT)


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PKD Foundation of Canada

The PKD Foundation of Canada is the only national organization that promotes programs of research, advocacy, education, support and awareness in order to discover treatments and a cure for polycystic kidney disease, and improve the lives of all it affects.

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