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February 15, 2022

SickKids fellows work to help improve childhood cancer care worldwide

A Q&A with former and current SickKids fellows who are working in Haematology/Oncology care around the world.

May 27, 2021

SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership extended to support Ghana’s COVID-19 response

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.

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June 17, 2020

SickKids releases recommendations for school reopening

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

Transplant and organ donation initiative educates 30,000th student

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.

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April 19, 2018

Spring launch of the new AboutKidsHealth

The new is now live! Check out 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

Engineering curiosity: How the SickKids Robotics Club is introducing patients to STEM

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).

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September 19, 2017

Learning Institute celebrates a decade of excellence in education

SickKids’ Learning Institute celebrates 10 years of growth and innovative learning across the organization.

August 9, 2017

Empower Reading team at SickKids brings their program to Cree Nation communities

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.

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February 14, 2017

SickKids staff share their knowledge with International Learners Program cohort from Singapore

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.

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January 9, 2017

Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister of Canada visits the SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership in Accra, Ghana

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.

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November 28, 2016

SickKids, Toronto Paramedic Services and Heart & Stroke teach CPR live on Breakfast Television!

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.

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October 7, 2016

SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership expands education program to Tamale, Ghana

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.

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