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Canadians asked for help in directing future anesthesia research

For Immediate Release – Halifax: A national project is empowering patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers to ask the big questions that will inform future anesthesia research in Canada. Continue Reading

IWK Health Centre welcomes new president & CEO

(For Immediate Release -- Halifax, NS) The Board of Directors of the IWK Health Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Krista Jangaard as the health centre’s new president & CEO, effective immediately. Dr. Jangaard, who has acted as the interim president & CEO for the past year, was selected following a comprehensive national competition to fill the position on a permanent basis.

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IWK first health centre in the Maritimes to receive Baby-Friendly Initiative designation

The IWK Health Centre has received Baby-Friendly Initiative designation, making it the first health centre in the Maritimes to achieve that status. Baby friendly hospitals have demonstrated that they have policies and care practices that meet the gold standard for mother/ baby care practices related to breastfeeding.

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