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Dear Patients and Families,
 
Thank you for spending the day with us for our inaugural ‘Unique Hearts, Unique Lives’ patient education day on May 7. We very much enjoyed meeting many of you and we hope that this is just the first of many future events to come.
 
Many of you requested the presentations from the event and we are happy to announce that the power point presentations can now be found on the Providence Slideshare site at:
 
 
And all of all the tweets + photos from the day can be found at:
 

CCHA president, Eric Gonneau, and long time member Lori Constable-Smolcic jointly gave a lecture to University of Toronto Nursing Students on April 13th, 2016.  The presentation, titled “When Cute Kids Grow Up” explained in detail from a patients perspective life with Congenital Heart Defect, especially as an adult.  Students were also introduced to CCHA and explored the implications on the health care system of adding more CHD Adult patients every year.  Numerous questions filled all the available time.  

McCormicks Gives:
McCormicks corp. known for spices and Billy Bee honey has chosen CCHA as it's charity this year. Keeping it in the community funds raised will go to CCHA London chapter-Hearts of London/Middlesex. Money received will be going to research brain function and blood flow after heart surgeries. This is very exciting and we thank  McCormicks for all they do for communities world wide.

McCormick's Charity Day:
Since 1941, the Company has held this special day that has become known as “C-Day.” Employees work eight hours with that pay being donated to local charities and matched dollar...

Team CCHA Walk of Life group photo

Looking for a fun and exciting event this spring and help out a worthy cause at the same time?  Join Team CCHA on Saturday May 28th to walk or run to raise money for the Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance (CCHA).

BC PACH Clinic Patient Education Conference

On Saturday May 7th, 2016 the BC PACH (Pacific Adult Congenital Heart) clinic will be hosting a patient education conference: "Unique Hearts, Unique Lives" - Information for navigating life as an adult with Congenital Heart Disease.

 

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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!

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