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Ofev for PF-ILD Now Reimbursed in 7 regions of Canada

Ofev (nintedanib), a medicine approved to treat progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease (PF-ILD), now is available for public reimbursement in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta, and the Northwest Territories. The therapy also will be reimbursed through the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program, which provides eligible First…

Organizations Rally to Help Ukrainian Rare Disease Patients

A Russian military plane crash near Tetiana Zamorska’s home in Kyiv, Ukraine, was a sign that it was time for her and her family to leave. The treacherous, 34-hour pilgrimage that ultimately brought the group of eight by car to temporary accommodations in neighboring Poland last month was physically and emotionally difficult,…

Three Lakes, CHEST Team Up to Shorten Lung Disease Diagnosis Time

A new multiphase educational collaboration seeks to slash the time it takes for many people to receive a diagnosis of interstitial lung disease (ILD), including pulmonary fibrosis (PF). The Three Lakes Foundation and the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) will work together to heighten disease awareness among healthcare…