Better care for preterm babies

“Babies who are born early or very ill have a greater risk of death or life-long health complications,” says Dr. KS Joseph. “Through this research, we are aiming to give vulnerable newborns a better start in life by providing them with the high level of care they need before and after birth.”

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Safe Kids Week reminds children to stay safe when on the move

Safe Kids Week is being celebrated across Canada June 5 to 11, 2017.

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  • Mini Med School

    This popular series uses big ideas, big discoveries and big names to engage high school students, teachers and the general public in learning and discussion about health research topics. Read More


  • TGIF Seminar Series

    TGIF is a weekly seminar series where clinicians and scientists at BC Children's Hospital share their latest research. Read More

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