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Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance
  • Important topics on the management of adult CHD
  • I am 1 in 100
    In Canada 1 out of every baby born will have a congenital heart defect (CHD). Watch this video to see the faces of CHD, and how you can help.
  • Beat Retreat camp
    CCHA's Beat Retreat camp for adults with CHD is held every September. Find out more about this year's camp.

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.

How to vote: Step 1. Register on the Aviva Community Fund website - don't worry, they don't email you constantly or sell your email address. Step 2. Follow the link and vote for the Beat Retreat camp Step 3. Vote every day until October 13! You can also tweet it using #ACF19926.
Are you an adult with congenital heart diseases? To find a cardiologist with specialized training in adult congenital heart disease, please read for important info.


Since 2004, the Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance has been providing education, support, and advocacy for the 180,000 Canadians with congenital heart disease. Your generosity is very much appreciated.


Please click HERE to donate.


Check out how congenital heart disease stacks up against better recognized diseases in Canada! So many affected and so little awareness and funding! Get involved with CCHA, donate, and spread the word about the growing population of of "survivors" so that we can get the care and support we need to live long, healthy lives!

Social Media

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