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.
Remember the old sock monkeys? Well it’s back for CCHA and is up for grabs! This year at the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada “Walk for Life” we will be selling tickets to raise funds for CCHA’s “BEAT RETREAT” Camp …[more]
“Fearless Physical Activity” is an opportunity to introduce children and their families to some “cardiac friendly” physical activities and to provide children and parents with skills and strategies to help them cope with their child’s anxiety, worry and concerns. The Children’s …[more]
To view the Report, please either click on the link on the left side of the website Home page or click HERE for a PDF version.
For those in Ontario’s GTA please don’t forget to join Team CCHA in the annual Cardiac Foundation of Canada Walk for Life at the Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto on the morning of Sunday May 26. Take part in any 3 KM …[more]
A research study is currently being conducted to see the effect of a once daily pill on the incidence of heart-related emergency room visits and hospitalizations in patients who have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). If you qualify for enrollment …[more]
This article was published in the April 2013 issue of Chatelaine magazine – all about congenital heart defects. To read it please click HERE. Thank you to Drs. Oechslin and Redington for their participation.
March 7, 3103 Boston, MA - The annual number of hospitalizations for congenital heart disease among US adults increased more rapidly than hospitalizations among children over a recent 12-year period, new research shows . Between 1998 and 2010, the frequency of …[more]
“Approximately 1 in every 100 babies born in Canada has some form of heart abnormality…” To read the article please click HERE.
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Reasons for joining CCHA
To help support people with congenital heart defects (CHD)
To stay up-to-date with CHD news, clinical trials, fundraisers, etc.
To advocate for improved care for people with CHD
To be part of a growing community of CHD patients and their friends, families and the medical community