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.

Proposals wanted!

International Ventilator Users Network announces a “Request for Proposals” for neuromuscular respiratory disease research.

Deadline is October 1, 2015 (to be awarded in 2016).

Questions? Call 314-534-0475 or



Ventilator-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.

New in 2015:
  Home Ventilator Guide (updated 4-13-15)
  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


and more ...


  Click to access survey.
  Flying While Using a Ventilator
  and more ...


  New Request for 2016 Research Award
  PHI Announces 2014-15 Research Award
  and more ...



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IVUN's Resource Directory for Ventilator-Assisted Living (Updated 4-17-15)

  Community Calendar of Conferences
  IVUN's Pfrommer Award and Lecture
  Info available from Promoting Healthy Ideas: PHI/IVUN’s 11th International Conference
  IVUN Membership Memos

and more ...







This site updated 5-21-15

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