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Crowdfunding meets goal to procure Lyme disease program files

MARK HUME VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Sep. 09 2014, 8:00 AM EDT Saying she was frustrated because patients weren’t being adequately diagnosed or treated for Lyme disease, Liz Zubek quit British Columbia’s new Complex Chronic Disease Program (CCDP) in June. Now, Dr. Zubek has teamed up with Lyme disease patients in a crowdfunding project to pay a freedom of information (FOI) Continues →

Crowdsourcing used to fund Lyme disease FOI request

BY PAMELA FAYERMAN, VANCOUVER SUN SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 In tickety-tock time Monday morning, a Lyme disease advocate was successful in crowdsourcing enough money to pay the Provincial Health Services Authority fee for documents requested through a Freedom of Information request. Half the $2,160 fee came from Dr. Liz Zubek, a former physician with the Complex Chronic Disease Program at BC Women’s Continues →