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IWK recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s top employers

For Immediate Release – Halifax:  The IWK Health Centre is proud to have been recognized as one of the Atlantic Canada’s top employers for 2018. This designation recognizes employers in Atlantic Canada that offer exceptional places to work. 

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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

IWK recognizes World Prematurity Day on November 17th

For Immediate Release: HALIFAX, NS - Every year in Nova Scotia, over one hundred babies are born before their due date.  Some of the most premature babies are born nearly 17 weeks early and can weigh less than one pound.  For these premature babies, the journey from the hospital to home can be long and full of complexities.

Friday, November 17th is World Prematurity Day, a day to raise awareness for the challenges premature babies and their families face.

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Breast Health

breast health consultation

Approximately 375 breast surgeries will be performed annually at the IWK, with approximately 3,000 visits to the Breast Health Clinic.

Find out more about our Breast Health Clinic