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National Poison Prevention Week is March 21-27, 2021

March 22, 2021, Halifax, NS—This year, the IWK Regional Poison Centre and Child Safety Link (CSL) are literally leaving household poison prevention in your hands. The theme of this year’s Poison Prevention Week, It’s in Your Hands, is meant to empower parents and caregivers to take steps towards preventing common household poisonings. 

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IWK to open first multidisciplinary endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain clinic in the Atlantic Provinces

Halifax - IWK Health is set to open the first dedicated multidisciplinary endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain (CPP) clinic in the Atlantic Provinces. The clinic will include a gynecologist, anesthesiologist, nurse practitioner, and physiotherapist, and hopes to add a counsellor as well as several other health professionals with specialized training in endometriosis and CPP to meet the needs of this underserved patient population.

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First of its Kind Quality and Patient Safety Research Chair at IWK Health

For immediate release – March 8, 2021

HALIFAX, N.S. – A new Quality and Patient Safety (QPS) Applied Research Chair position has been created through an initiative of the Department of Health and Wellness, in collaboration with IWK Foundation, IWK Health, Nova Scotia Health, Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Health, and Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine.

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Research Centres

The IWK Health Centre is respected for its world-class research into disorders and diseases affecting women, children, youth and families and is home to many leading research centres. 

Learn more about our research centres by visiting one of the links below.