I AM A SURVIVOR!

 Survivor benefits for spouses and children of long-term survivors covered by the Multi-Provincial Territorial Assistance Program (MPTAP)

  • Were you directly infected with HIV through the blood system?
  • Are you covered under the MPTAP compensation plan?
  • Did you marry or have children since September 15, 1993?

If you answered “yes” to these questions we need to hear from you.

IF YOU SIGNED THE MPTAP AGREEMENT AND HAVE SUBSEQUENTLY MARRIED, YOUR NEW SPOUSE OR ANY CHILDREN BORN ARE NOT ENTITLED TO SURVIVOR BENEFITS!

IF THIS APPLIES TO YOU, WE WANT TO HELP. WE WOULD LIKE TO FIND OUT HOW MANY OF OUR MEMBERS ARE IN THIS SITUATION.

The CHS is prepared to lobby provincial and territorial Health Ministers with a view to extending survivor benefits to all spouses and children of directly infected long-term survivors covered by the MPTAP, including those spouses and children who became part of the claimants’ lives after the time of applying and being accepted under the plan. We are also looking for individuals who are prepared to join the working group and help bring this to fruition.

For more information please contact Michel Long at mlong@hemophilia.ca or 1-800-668-2686.

http://www.hemophilia.ca/en/hcv-hiv/hepatitis-c-and-hiv-compensation/i-am-a-survivor/