International Ventilator Users Network's mission
is to enhance the lives and independence of users
of home mechanical ventilation (HMV) through
education, advocacy, research and networking.

This week at IVUN ...
Family in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico has vent equipment, wheelchair and eye glance system for sale. Please see ...


  cover of Ventilator-Assisted LivingVentilator-Assisted Living
IVUN's bi-monthly newsletter (sent electronically) that links ventilator users, their families and peers with each other and with health professionals committed to home mechanical ventilation. Available with Membership.
  Information about Ventilator-Assisted Living
  Home Ventilator Guide (updated 8-19-14)
En colaboración con los autores del documento original, la Red Internacional de Usuarios de Respiradores Mecánicos (International Ventilator Users Network, IVUN), un afiliado de Salud de Post Polio Internacional (Post-Polio Health International, PHI), el Centro de Recursos para la Parálisis de la Fundación Christopher y Dana Reeve ha creado una  traducción al español para aumentar el alcance a usuarios a nivel nacional e internacional.
  click here for Take Charge, Not ChancesClick logo for critical information for ventilator users and caregivers to give to emergency and health care providers.

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IVUN's Educational Conference Calls


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  Click to access survey.
  Flying While Using a Ventilator
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  Request for Proposals for 2014 (deadline February 3, 2014)
      Request for Proposals Guidelines (PDF)
      Applicant Information (Word)
  Live in Houston area? Want to participate in research? Review PHI Announces 2013 Research Award and contact
  2011 Grants
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  IVUN's Resource Directory for Ventilator-Assisted Living (Updated 8-28-14)
  Community Calendar of Conferences
  IVUN Membership Memos (2009-2012)

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This site updated 9-18-14

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