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Call for Board of Directors, IWK Health Centre

The IWK Health Centre is dedicated to providing excellent care to women, children, youth and families. It is one of Atlantic Canada’s most respected brands and is a world-class research and academic centre of excellence. In addition to providing highly specialized tertiary and quaternary care, the IWK delivers comprehensive programs in primary and secondary care to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and beyond.

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September 18-24, 2016 is national Child Passenger Safety Week

HALIFAX, NS—September 18-24, 2016 is Child Passenger Safety Week (CPSW) across Atlantic Canada. The purpose of CPSW is to bring attention to the importance of safely transporting children. This year’s theme—“You’ve got this!”—is meant to empower parents and caregivers to properly buckle their child in the right seat on every ride.  

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Dr. Andrew Lynk appointed head/chief of the Department of Pediatrics

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Andrew Lynk has been appointed as the department head for the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, and Chief of Pediatrics at the IWK Health Centre. In this joint appointment, Dr. Lynk will direct and manage the clinical and academic affairs in the department, be responsible for administering and developing the clinical, teaching, and research programs, and will be a key member of the senior leadership team. Continue Reading

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