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May 27, 2021
SickKids is working together with the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives, Ghana Health Service and Ghana Ministry of Health to assist their response to COVID-19.
June 17, 2020
The COVID-19: Recommendations for School Reopening report addresses how schools can reopen in a way that maximizes the safety and well-being of students, staff and their families.
December 24, 2018
In an effort to help raise awareness of the life-saving impact of organ donation, a special group of transplant physicians, surgeons, nurses and allied health professionals from SickKids, UHN and St. Michael's Hospital have been volunteering to visit high schools in the GTA to talk directly to students about the miracle of transplantation.
April 19, 2018
The new AboutKidsHealth.ca is now live! Check out aboutkidshealth.ca for the same trustworthy, up-to-date health information from the experts at SickKids, with new features for patients, families and health-care providers.
March 14, 2018
Curious laughs and giggles spread throughout the classroom when a special guest paid a visit to the SickKids Robotics Club last month. The program hosted Toronto Police Const. Nick Sword and a robot from The Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Explosives Response Team (CBRNE).
August 9, 2017
The Empower Reading team began working with the Cree School Board in the Cree Nation of James Bay, Quebec in January 2015. Originally a pilot project in two schools in one community, Empower has expanded to eight remote communities in the region.
February 14, 2017
Peggy and Karen are recent graduates of the International Learner Program (ILP) at the Learning Institute. The two participants, from KK Women's and Children's Hospital in Singapore, took part in a six-week observership in SickKids' Cleft Lip and Palate Program.
January 9, 2017
On January 6, 2017, the Honourable Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Parliamentary Secretary to the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, visited the SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership at the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives.
November 28, 2016
To commemorate CPR Awareness Month SickKids hosted some special guests to highlight the importance of basic CPR training in emergency situations. Kicking off a day long series of sessions collaboratively taught by educators from SickKids, Toronto Paramedic Services and Heart & Stroke, a special morning session was featured live on Breakfast Television.
October 7, 2016
As the first training site outside of Accra, the Paediatric Associate Membership Programme in Tamale will help build nursing capacity in the northern regions of Ghana.