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Newest IWK employee, first accredited facility dog in Atlantic Canada

For Immediate Release – Halifax:  In September 2017, the IWK’s Suspected Trauma and Abuse Response Team (START) welcomed their newest staff member, Dorado, a 3-year-old yellow lab, and the first accredited facility dog in Atlantic Canada.

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Television content created by IWK patients tops 100,000 views on YouTube

For Immediate Release – Halifax:  Child Life Television (CL-TV), an initiative that provides IWK patients with the chance to create their own television content, has reached over 100,000 views of its programs on YouTube. Written, produced and performed by kids, the videos have been a staple of the hospital’s inpatient television network since 2011. Continue Reading

IWK doctors join national project to give young people across the country a fighting chance against high risk cancers

For Immediate Release – Halifax: For the first time in Canadian history, more than 30 pediatric cancer research and funding organizations have joined forces to give children, adolescents and young adults who are out of conventional treatment options another chance to beat their cancer. Dr. Jason Berman and Dr. Continue Reading

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