(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.Continue Reading
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.
For Immediate Release – Halifax: Health experts at the IWK Health Centre are concerned with a number of unfounded assertions made by former Olympian Ross Rebagliati regarding the consumption of cannabis during an interview with CTV Atlantic on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Among some of his claims, Rebagliati encouraged daily cannabis consumption, and suggested that it is family-friendly and allows parents to 'better relate' to their children.Continue Reading
Approximately 375 breast surgeries will be performed annually at the IWK, with approximately 3,000 visits to the Breast Health Clinic.
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