InnoviCares is a completely free supplemental patient benefit plan.
Regardless of your existing public or private health coverage, innoviCares allows you to receive
the brand-name medications and healthcare products prescribed by your physician at an
equal, or similar price to the generic alternative(s). There
are no monthly fees and innoviCares is accepted at over 98% of Canadian pharmacies. InnoviCares
is the first free patient benefit plan to have over 18 different pharmaceutical
manufacturers collaborate to put their products on one program to the benefit of their
patients; making innoviCares the largest, simplest and most beneficial program of its kind in
Canada. The innoviCares patient benefit plan is available to all residents in Canada at no cost,
regardless of your existing level of coverage. Each member of your family should have their own
card, so if you wish to register more
than one member of your family, simply provide a different email address for each individual. The
list of products covered by innoviCares varies from one province to another and is updated regularly.
The Waterloo Wellington Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
Association (WWMEA) is a registered charitable organization (not-for-profit)
that provides support group meetings and information for those affected
by M.E. (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis).
M.E. is a painful, chronic, debilitating
illness that affects many bodily systems.
The WWMEA operates in Southwestern Ontario
within Wellington County and the Region of Waterloo serving cities such
as Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener and Waterloo (KW). This area is also
referred to as the Golden Triangle of Ontario as well as Canada's Technology
The WWMEA relies on membership fees
and donations to cover operating expenses. Charitable Tax Receipts
will be issued for donations from within Canada. Funds are also raised
through the Zehrs Save-A-Tape Program of Zehrs Supermarkets.
M.E. is comprised of numerous symptoms
such as impairment in short-term memory, impairment in concentration, sore
throat, tender lymph nodes, exhaustion, muscle pain, multijoint pain, headaches
(of a new type, pattern, or severity), unrefreshing sleep and post-exertional
malaise lasting more than 24 hours.
Illnesses that have similar symptoms
to that of M.E. include:
CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome),
CFIDS (Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction