There are more than 180,000 Canadian children and adults with congenital heart defects who need your help.
The Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance (CCHA) is a volunteer-run registered charitable organization made up of patients with a congenital heart defect, their friends, families, and the medical community. With your support, we aim to improve the quality of care for these patients, many of whom require lifelong expert care.
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In recognition of CHD Awareness Day, the BC chapter of CCHA held the 1st ever “Heart Warriors Walk” on February 15. Over 100 people participated, and thanks to them and the generous sponsors, more than $3,000 was raised! A …[more]
Upcoming ACHA webinar: Pulmonary Stenosis in the ACHD Patient Monday, February 24, 2014, 7-8 p.m. EST Presented by Marlon Rosenbaum, MD Click here to register. About the Webinar: Were you born with pulmonary stenosis, a narrowing of the pulmonary valve? Do you …[more]
Thank you to everyone who has helped us spread the word about congenital heart disease (CHD) and the work that CCHA is doing to help patients and their families. This year has been our busiest and most productive yet: we …[more]
We are thrilled to announce that our Beat Retreat camp film is now available. To watch, please click HERE. What is the Beat Retreat? The Beat Retreat is a four-day camp for adults with congenital heart disease, held in September each …[more]
CCHA was contacted by Newborn Screening Ontario (www.newbornscreening.on.ca) to lend its support to implementing pulse oximetry screening for newborns in Ontario, to help detect serious congenital heart defects. According to the letter we received, a task force was formed to examine …[more]
As the CCHA BC Chapter Representative, I along with a small handful of volunteers have been working very diligently to ignite the excitement and success of the BC chapter. In the last year I have built strong connections with BC’s …[more]
At our AGM on December 3 we welcomed three new directors to our board: Jennifer Graham is a CHD patient and has been a part of CCHA since 2006. She has a B.Sc Hon in Biology and Psychology from Carleton …[more]