Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance is back on Instagram with our new account @CCHA4LIFE!
You may have noticed we haven`t updated our old IG in some time. We were locked out and sadly unable to recover the account. We are currently in the process of closing down our old page @cchaforlife and we hope you will follow us on this new one.
Please continue to support our CHD community by liking our posts, following our page, and turning on your notifications as you look forward to amazing content this Heart Month 2023!
February is Heart Month! CCHA is so excited to bring you a month full of events, announcements, and most importantly awareness. Raise your hand if you will join us in raising CHD Awareness in support of over 250,000 Canadians living with Congenital Heart Disease.
Février est le mois du cœur ! Le CCHA est ravi de vous offrir un mois rempli d'événements, d'annonces et, surtout, de sensibilisation. Levez la main si vous vous joignez à nous pour sensibiliser la population aux cardiopathies congénitales afin de soutenir plus de 250,000 Canadiens vivant avec une cardiopathie...
Giving Tuesday is a global movement that started in 2013, dedicated to giving back and acts as the opening day of the giving season! It's a time where we encourage all of you to join together and rally for the Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance.
Giving Tuesday harnesses the potential of social media and generosity of people around the world to bring about real change in their communities. It provides a platform for CCHA to encourage the donation of time, resources and talents to address the challenges the CHD community faces, with more than...
A CHD national advisory committee (CHD-NAC) has been convened to collaboratively lead the development of a Canadian CHD strategy and implementation of a CHD action plan. Lead by Heart & Stroke, the CHD-NAC consists of a core group of strategic leaders representing, The Canadian Pediatric Cardiology Association, Canadian Adult Congenital Heart Network, Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Canadian Congenital Heart...
The Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance (CCHA) is looking for its next generation of leaders to fill critical volunteer positions on our national Board of Directors. This elected group supports the work of CCHA and provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance. We believe that a highly effective Board includes members from across Canada from many walks of life and that this diversity helps to best guide the overall strategic management and stewardship of the Foundation. The CCHA’s Nominating Committee needs your help to identify Board candidates. We are looking for committed people...
Congratulations to Dr. Carolina Escudero and her 3D Heart project team for winning the $10,000 viewers choice prize from WCCHNs 2022 BoostUP competition!
CCHA is excited to annouce we have partnered with the 3D Heart Project, an innovative cardiac project whose vision is to improve understanding for children, adults and their families of their heart defect and diagnosis by creating an open and freely accessible educational resource using 3D models. Education and access to CHD resources for individuals and families and trainees is vital to being engaged...
#CHDAwarenessWeek may be over but we continue to work year-round to improve #CHD resources, support, and research.
Special appreciation goes to Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament (Elgin-London-Middlesex) for her statement in the House of Commons recognizing Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week (Feb 7-14) and supporting Canadian families living with Congenital Heart Disease.
Karen Vecchio, MP is Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition.
Excited to see Alberta is leading the charge this year, proclaiming CHD Awareness Week in Edmonton, Calgary and Chestermere.
Thanks to our board member Jennifer M for submitting the requests. If you want to help us have even more cities across Canada proclaim CHD Awareness Week 2022, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved!
Les villes canadiennes proclament la Semaine de sensibilisation aux cardiopathies congénitales
Je suis ravi de voir que l'Alberta mène la charge cette année, proclamant...
In October 2020 CCHA in partnership with MacEwan Nurs 424 students conducted a Mental Health survey for Canadians living with CHD. The survey results indicated that an astonishing 88% of adults living with CHD said they had experienced mental health challenges at some point.