Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 03:25 PM
Georgina arrived earlier than expected. She was born via emergency caesarean section at just 23.5 weeks old. Baby Georgina faced many challenges because of extreme prematurity and was admitted to CHEO’s NICU. Premature babies remind us just how precious and fragile life is. Instead of midnight feedings and diaper changes, her parents were facing a complex medical situation and a long stay at CHEO. Luckily, they had the team in the NICU guiding them along Georgina’s road to recovery with...
Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 03:24 PM
Meet Emeric, a 15-year-old who refuses to let anything stop him.
Emeric has an incredible love for outdoor activities and sports. He was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare type of cancer after coming into CHEO with severe leg pain. An MRI revealed a large tumour in his pelvis. He immediately started an intense chemotherapy regime followed by radiation. Emeric’s aggressive cancer treatment also included surgery to remove the left portion of his pelvis, significantly affecting his mobility. As...
Posted on Friday, February 03, 2023 09:14 AM
February is Black History Month, a time to honour, remember and learn about the contributions of Black people in Canadian society. This year, CHEO is celebrating Black History Month by focusing on Black Canadians in health care. Each week we feature stories of Black CHEO staff, giving a glimpse of their profession and what Black History means to them.
We hope to inspire everyone at CHEO to learn about the many contributions of Black Canadians to Canadian Society.Meet:Dr. Ewurabena Simpson
Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 08:41 AM
February is Black History Month, a time to honour, remember and learn about the contributions of Black people in Canadian society. This year, CHEO is celebrating Black History Month by focusing on Black Canadians in health-care. Our aim is to showcase the foundation of Black experiences on which our health system is built on and offer perspectives on how to improve it further.
For instance, did you know: during World War I, Black women were denied the chance to participate in Canada’s war...
Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2022 11:22 AM
In his holiday greeting, Alex mentions all the cards, emails, letters and social media messages sent to CHEO throughout the year. Thank you.
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Now, while Team CHEO is all-hands-on-deck to ensure that we are here if you need us, your support means everything.