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REGISTER here for an upcoming Fearless Physical Activity Events

The Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance (CCHA) is thrilled to announce the Fearless Physical Activity event series. CCHA has partnered with the CHEO's HALO Research Institute and recreational facilities in your local community to deliver Fearless Physical Activity events for children, teens, and adults living with congenital heart disease (CHD) held across Ontario in 2017. These events will offer opportunities to:

CONNECT: opportunity to network with other CHD families

DISCOVER: community resources that will help you to lead an...

Health records

Toronto Star reporter Kristin Rushowy shining the spotlight on issue of medical records retention, a growing problem for Canadians living with CHD who had surgery as a child.

https://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2017/07/28/medical-records-of-sick-kids-should-be-kept-for-life-group-urges.html

Donate Here

Have you heard of The Great Canadian Giving Challenge?

Happening all June, every dollar you donate to our charity qualifies us to win $10,000.

The more you give, the more chances for us to win!

Check out this YouTube video to learn more https://youtu.be/SLWjwHwsVWQ

 

Get all the details at www.givingchallenge.ca #GivingChallengeCA

Donate Now to help us support the 257,000 children and adults living with #CHD

 

Province the first in Canada to offer screening to all healthy babies  By Jennifer Chevalier, CBC News. Photo Jean Delisle/CBC

 

The announcement that Pulse Oximetry Newborn Screening is coming to Ontario is amazing news for early detection of babies born with Critical Congenital Heart Defects (CCHD).

This program will help catch upwards of 150 babies a year born with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) but who currently leave the hospital undiagnosed. “Early detection and treatment of CHD is critical in ensuring the best possible long-term quality of life for individuals that will live with this life-long disease" stated Krista Vriend, President of the Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance (CCHA). "Leadership and progress on...

Jimmy Kimmel

Much love to Jimmy Kimmel as he shares the emotional and heartfelt story of his family's CHD journey with their newborn son 'Billy'', born with Tetralogy of Fallot and Pulmonary Atresia.

A story that many people living with CHD, their parents and families and friends can relate to and understand.

https://youtu.be/MmWWoMcGmo0

A huge thank you to Jimmy Kimmel for the very powerful CHD Awareness and Advocacy story!

 

For more videos and information visit http://www.cchaforlife.org/jimmy-kimmel-live

Very exciting, CCHA's Fearless Physical Activity program in partnership with CHEO is featured on CTV Ottawa!

Check out the video: http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.1166252 

CHEO has a Cardiology Approved Camp at the YMCA August 14th to 18th. Deadline registeration is April 30th

Contact Angekica Blais for more information e-mail: ablais@cheo.on.ca

Phone: 613-737-7600 ext: 4191

Download Camp poster 2017.pdf (24.46 MB)

CHEO has a Cardiology Approved Camp at the YMCA August 14th to 18th. Deadline registeration is April 30th Download Camp poster 2017.pdf (24.46 MB)

AGM 2016 Summary:

Download AGM 2016.pptx (8.13 MB)

 

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