Posted on Thursday, February 01, 2024 05:08 PM
February 1, 2024 – Ottawa – Children’s Healthcare Canada and the Pediatric Chairs of Canada are dedicated to accelerating excellence in health systems serving children, youth and families, and that includes providing evidence-based gender-affirming care for transgender or gender-diverse youth. All care decisions must be made privately between individuals and their healthcare provider.
Gender identity, a critical facet of a young person’s sense of self, first emerges in early childhood and evolves...
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024 04:16 PM
Children’s Healthcare Canada is a national association serving healthcare delivery organizations who care for children, youth and families. Together with our members, we strive to accelerate excellence and innovation in health systems caring for children and youth. Our collective efforts aim to contribute to a Canada in which all children and families thrive.
Racism, white supremacy, structural inequity, and discrimination are present throughout healthcare systems in Canada, including those that...
Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2023 12:01 AM
Children’s Healthcare Canada and The Conference Board of Canada are releasing the second report of a three-part research series entitled The Health and Economic Imperative for Investing in Children’s Healthcare, on the costs of an underfunded pediatric system.
December 14, 2023 – Ottawa - A new report released today "Nurturing Minds for Secure Futures", reveals long delays in access to child and youth mental health services (specifically looking at services to treat anxiety and depression) is...
Posted on Tuesday, December 05, 2023 12:01 AM
December 5, 2023 – Vancouver – New polling commissioned by Children’s Healthcare Canada and conducted by Abacus Data reveals measurable concern among Canadians regarding the capacity of Canada’s health systems to meet the needs of a growing population of children and youth. Without urgent and transformative investments, Canada’s kids are at risk of suffering long term consequences associated with lengthy delays to essential healthcare services.
Emily Gruenwoldt, President, and CEO of Children’s...
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023 12:01 AM
November 20, 2023 -- Ottawa -- On this National Child Day, Canadians are reminded of the imperative to uphold the rights and well-being of every child living in this country, which includes a right to timely access to essential healthcare services.At Children's Healthcare Canada and the Pediatric Chairs of Canada, we reaffirm our commitment to advocating for 'right-sized' healthcare systems that ensure measurably improved health outcomes for all children and youth.
Every child deserves access to healthcare...