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IWK recognizes World Prematurity Day on November 17th

HALIFAX, NS – Anticipation and excitement are experienced by parents when they find out they are expecting a new baby.  For most families, this means looking forward to the delivery of their baby around their given due date and soon thereafter settling into a routine at home with their healthy baby.  But this isn’t always the experience, and for those parents whose child is born too early, the road home can be a long one. 

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Canadian Centre for Vaccinology at IWK to conduct Phase I Ebola Vaccine Trials

~A message from Tracy Kitch, President and CEO, IWK Health Centre

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health announced today that trials on an Ebola vaccine (VSV-ZEBOV) will commence immediately at the Canadian Center for Vaccinology at the IWK Health Centre. Dr. Scott Halperin will act as medical lead, and will be assisted by Dr. Joanne Langley and Dr. Shelly McNeil.

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It Doesn’t Have to Hurt: Helping Children Prepare for Medical Procedures, Appointments, and Surgeries

Psychology for You
Community Information Session at the IWK
Monday, November 3rd, with a focus on:

 

It Doesn’t Have to Hurt: Helping Children Prepare for Medical Procedures, Appointments, and Surgeries

 

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