Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 12:01 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Four in 10 Canadian Children Facing Unsafe Delays for Spinal Surgery
Children’s Healthcare Canada and The Conference Board of Canada release the first of three reports on the costs of an underfunded pediatric system
Ottawa, Ontario, September 25, 2023 – Extended wait times for screening, diagnostics and treatment for children can have severe repercussions on the health and well-being outcomes for Canada’s youth. No Child Elects to Wait, a new report for Children’s Healthcare...
Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2023 11:15 AM
Children’s Healthcare Canada and the Pediatric Chairs of Canada believe every child and youth, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation, deserves timely access to healthcare services that align with their developmental journey.
We are committed and focused on ensuring that every child, youth and family receives highly tailored, comprehensive and evidence-informed services. Healthcare interventions are always carefully considered, and confirmed through dialogue between...
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023 12:15 PM
The Time Is Now: Prioritizing Children Under the New Canada Health Transfer
Children’s healthcare systems have been underfunded, under-resourced, and under-prioritized for decades. As a result, children now wait longer than adults for many essential and time sensitive healthcare interventions. The recent y renegotiated Canada Health Transfer, which included an immediate $2-billion top-up t o Canada Health Transfer payments for fiscal year 2022-23, pro vided a good first step toward right-sizing...
Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023 12:00 PM
This week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced broad sweeping changes to his federal cabinet. Children’s Healthcare Canada, the Pediatric Chairs of Canada, and our members would like to take this opportunity to extend our heartfelt gratitude to the outgoing cabinet members and welcome new members.
We extend our deepest appreciation to the former Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos. Your unwavering dedication to prioritizing child and youth well-being, and your...
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 12:00 PM
July 19, 2023
Children’s Healthcare Canada applauds the leadership of the Ontario government for acknowledging the on-going crisis in children's health systems and committing funding towards addressing persistent capacity challenges.
This announcement of $330 million by the Ontario government is a historic investment in children’s healthcare and the right step forward to strengthen an undersized system that is supporting the needs of a growing population of children and youth in...