We are proud to highlight the work of the RICHER Initiative, a little-known but important program of BC Children’s Hospital. Established in 2006 the RICHER, or Responsive Intersectoral Child/Community Health Education and Research, Initiative serves vulnerable children and families in Vancouver’s...

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Epilepsy Awareness Day

Posted by Bojana Nikolic on 23 March 2016 | 0 Comments


March 26 is Global Epilepsy Awareness Day, or “ Purple Day.” Though there is no cure for epilepsy, you can play a part in raising awareness – just wear purple on Purple Day, March 26. Did you know that an...

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IHOP National Pancake Day

Posted by Colleen Aird on 3 March 2016 | 0 Comments

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BC Children’s patient, Maya Ahuja, and her family visited the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) in Abbotsford to enjoy a few short stacks of buttermilk pancakes in preparation of National Pancake Day on Tuesday, March 8. We had a lot of...

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50 Years of Cystic Fibrosis Care

Posted by Dana Kelly on 13 January 2016 | 0 Comments


The BC Children’s Hospital is celebrating a major milestone: 50 years of clinical care for young patients living with cystic fibrosis (CF). Great strides have taken place since the clinic first opened its doors in 1965. At that time, most children...

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