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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...

Annual Labatt Family Heart Centre Family Conference 2017

Saturday April 22, 2017 8:30am to 4pm

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning (PGCRL) at 686 Bay St, Toronto

This conference brings children, their families and health professionals together to share information and experiences about heart disease in children. The goal is to enhance parent and family emotional well-being through knowledge exchange, experiential sharing and the development or informal support systems.

Click here to see the agenda http://www.cvent.com/events/annual-labatt-family-heart-centre-family-con...

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Mazankowski

Edmonton Heart to Heart: Congenital Heart Education Forum

 

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9:00am-3:30pm

Location: Shaw 3i Auditorium, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute

 

Download Heart to heart 2017 flyer.pptx (94.2 KB)

 

Registration is FREE, lunch included. Space is limited, so register early!

Please RSVP to Bonda.Toppin@albertahealthservices.ca
or 780-407-6552

 

Mazankowski

 

Edmonton Heart to Heart: Congenital Heart Education Forum

 

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9:00am-3:30pm

Location: Shaw 3i Auditorium, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute

 

Download Edmonton Heart to heart 2017 flyer.pdf (367.78 KB)

 

Registration is FREE, lunch included. Space is limited, so register early!

Please RSVP to Bonda.Toppin@albertahealthservices.ca
or 780-407-6552

 

 

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