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May 17, 2017 Comments Off

A baby with Alpha-1 who desperately needed a liver transplant found the perfect match when his godmother came through with the lifesaving gift. Eight-month-old Finn O’Sullivan has both Alpha-1 and biliary atresia, a rare

May 15, 2017 Comments Off

On Tuesday last, May 9th the Alpha-1 Action Group called to the Department of Health to present a letter to the Minister for Health Simon Harris TD. The Alpha One Foundation were asked

May 2, 2017 Comments Off

Pharmaceutical Company Deadline Looms for 21 Alpha-1 Patients On Life-Changing Respreeza Therapy. With just 30 days to go, the clock is ticking towards a May 31 deadline when pharmaceutical company, CSL Behring, has

April 6, 2017 Comments Off

Alpha-1 patients receiving the life-changing therapy Respreeza protested outside the offices of the Health Service Executive (HSE) at the end of February to demand that the HSE and Minister commit to long-term funding

March 22, 2017 Comments Off

We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of John Walsh, co-founder and CEO of the US Alpha-1 Foundation on Tuesday, March 7th. John was an inspirational leader for the Alpha-1 community

March 16, 2017 Comments Off

The 6th Alpha-1 Global Patient Congress is taking place from April 6th to 8th in Lisbon, Portugal. This biennial conference is an opportunity for the Alpha-1 community around the world to meet, learn,

January 6, 2017 Comments Off

As a six month old infant, Catriona Garry developed full-blown liver cirrhosis caused by Alpha-1. Three years later, in 1999, she received a life-saving liver transplant. In 2008, she also received a kidney

December 14, 2016 Comments Off

The Alpha One Foundation is calling on the Minister for Health to intervene following a decision by the National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics (NCPE) not to approve funding of the life-changing therapy Respreeza. Respreeza

December 2, 2016 Comments Off

The Alpha One Foundation Christmas Cards are for sale again this year at the same great value at €5 for a pack of ten. The cards include our contact details as well as information

November 3, 2016 Comments Off

We are delighted to showcase our new educational film on Alpha-1 which was officially launched at the Annual Alpha-1 Conference on October 7th. Funded by an educational grant from the Health Research Board

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