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The Centre for Global Child Health celebrates International Women's Day 2019

March 7, 2019

Female leaders at Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives share how they are catalyzing change at the local and national level to improve health care for newborns, children and youth and helping to secure a brighter, more prosperous future for Ghana.

SickKids launches virtual critical care consulting network with six community hospitals

August 10, 2021

New neonatal-paediatric virtual critical care consulting network will provide ‘real-time’ expertise from SickKids teams.

East Toronto kids are the winners thanks to a renewed partnership between SickKids and TEGH

September 29, 2015

Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) has teamed up with The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) once again in a partnership that gives East Toronto kids access to high-quality, paediatric-focused care in their neighbourhood emergency department.

Task Force Takes on Canada’s Urgent Child Obesity Challenge with New Guidelines

March 30, 2015

Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care issued its latest guidelines on the prevention and management of childhood obesity. With 1 in 3 children classified as either overweight or obese in Canada the prevalence of childhood obesity …

Exposure to laundry detergent packets sending few Canadian kids to emergency rooms, new study finds

September 12, 2016

Despite the growing household presence of Single-Use Detergent Sacs (SUDS) – or laundry pods as they’re commercially known, a new study led by SickKids reveals a low number of children’s emergency room visits for exposure to the candy-coloured, …

Teens ‘take charge’ with new online program for kids and teens with arthritis

March 6, 2017

In an effort to help teens with junvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) better manage their arthritis and improve their transition to adult health care, a team of researchers led by Dr. Jennifer Stinson at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) …

Teen girl holds a laptop with the screen facing the camera.

Sinai Health System and The Hospital for Sick Children welcome investment in an Ontario Fetal Centre

March 28, 2018

Pregnant women will now have greater access to world-renowned specialists when their baby in-utero has been diagnosed with a condition that may need medical intervention, with the creation of the Ontario Fetal Centre, a collaboration between Sinai …

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Young girl’s rapid recovery shows how far paediatric liver transplant has come

April 24, 2019

Julia Berardi, 5, received a liver transplant at SickKids to cure her rare genetic disease. Her parents and doctors are calling for organ donors during National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week.

Choosing the future of paediatrics wisely

January 19, 2021

Dr. Jeremy Friedman, Associate Paediatrician-in-Chief at SickKids, shares his perspective on why paediatrics has been slow to embrace the Choosing Wisely movement to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures.

Child Life Specialists make a difference for kids of all ages at SickKids

March 20, 2015

In honour of Child Life week, SickKids, is celebrating the important contribution Child Life staff make to patients of all ages at the hospital.

A woman wearing a SickKids Child Life tshirt and lanyard sites on a bench next to a young girl with an IV

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