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David Shea Memorial Patient Support Fund

Living with scleroderma can bring with it many unexpected expenses. We recognize that these expenses may create a significant burden to the point where people may opt not to receive the recommended treatments. The David Shea Memorial Support Fund has been established to provide financial assistance to those who incur expenses related to the treatment [...]

By |June 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Scleroderma Canada Magazine (Winter Issue 2016/2017)

 Scleroderma Canada Winter Issue 2016/2017

By |February 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Caregivers Feedback Needed!

Dr. Brett Thombs, a researcher at McGill University in Montreal, seeks current or past informal caregivers of people diagnosed with scleroderma to complete an online survey about their experiences providing care and support for a family member or friend with scleroderma. The survey can be completed online and will take approximately 30 to 40 minutes [...]

By |February 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fall 2016 Newsletter Available

Fall 2016 Newsletter

By |November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Have You Seen Our Scleroderma Gloves?

Scleroderma gloves are now for sale at $15/pair, including shipping. To order email:  info@sclerodermanovascotia.ca  

By |October 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Public Information Session in Truro, November 5

Join Scleroderma Nova Scotia at a public information session on November 5, from 2 to 4 at the Truro Public Library, 754 Prince Street. Guest speakers will provide education and share their experiences with this rare disease. You will also learn more about the society and the programs that it offers, including the David Shea [...]

By |September 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Old Time Country Music Concert, October 23

Come out to the Kinsman Club, 71 First Lake Drive,  Lower Sackville for a great time!

By |September 29th, 2016|Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

World Scleroderma Day June 29, 2016 Art Therapy Class inspired by Paul Klee

SSNS ART THERAPY GROUP HONOURS PAUL KLEE’S “CASTLE AND SUN” ON WORLD SCLERODERMA DAY JUNE 29TH, 2016 The Scleroderma Society of Nova Scotia is sponsoring a free Art Therapy Program for individuals living with scleroderma. A scleroderma caregiver is also welcome to accompany the participant to the Art Therapy sessions. Our Art Therapy Program is [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Help get Uptravi to patients!

A new medication for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) Uptravi® (selexipag) is undergoing assessment by the Common Drug Review (CDR) CDR reviews clinical, economic, and patient evidence, and uses this information to make recommendations to the majority of Canada's public drug plans on whether or not medications should be funded and with what eligibility criteria. Uptravi, [...]

By |March 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dalhousie University Health Mentors Program

Dalhousie University has a volunteer Mentorship Program where students from various health professions  can meet with you to learn how you are living and coping with your disease. If you are interested in helping to educate our future health professionals about scleroderma,  please  call or e-mail  for more information. Dalhousie Health Mentors Program HealthMentors@dal.ca 902-494-1852

By |October 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments