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Congenital Heart Disease journal ceases publication

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM DR.DOUG MOODIE (EDITOR-IN-CHIEF) ABOUT THE DISCONTINUATION OF THE JOURNAL “CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE”

Congenital Heart Disease journal ceases publication

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Transitioning from pediatric to adult CHD care

We are excited to announce the launch of our revised and expanded Transition information section on our website, which includes an outline of transition timeline recommendations and a tools and resources section to support and educate youth and families during the transition process. Check it out!

General information about Transition and Risks: https://www.cchaforlife.org/transition 

Transition timeline recommendations: https://www.cchaforlife.org/transition-timeline-recommendations

Tools and Resources: https://www.cchaforlife.org/transition-tools-resources

 
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CCHA: A Case to Support the Heart

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The Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance (CCHA) is the only national organization that supports and advocates for the over 257,000 children and adults in Canadian living with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD).

CHD is  the most common birth defect, affecting 1 in 100 babies born worldwide.  CHD is a general term for a range of birth defects that affect the normal way the heart works, and are present at birth. It requires lifelong, specialized care including many auxiliary needs and challenges such as; insurance, mental health, disability, financial planning...

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Date:       Monday June 19, 2023

Time:       7:30-9:00pm EDT

Where:    Virtual - videoconference and phone

2023 AGM Documents

2023 CCHA AGM presentation  PDF icon Download 2023 CCHA AGM Presentation_Final.pdf (2.02 MB)

2022 CCHA AGM minutes   PDF icon Download CCHA 2022 AGM Minutes.pdf (195.45 KB) 

2022 CCHA Financial Statements   PDF icon Download Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance Dec 2022 - Financial Statements - Final.pdf (282.31 KB) 

2023-2024  Board of Directors   PDF icon Download 2023 CCHA Board of Directors.pdf (309.37 KB)

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Assemblée Générale Annuelle

Date:       lundi 19 juin 2023

Heure:     19 h 30 à 21 h HAE

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Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance (CCHA) shares stories of Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) journeys with the CHD community. However, we also want to share and honour those who were lost too soon. We share these stories to help connect people and families with similar experiences, offer support, and emphasize the need for further research and awareness of CHD.

The tribute is shared on social media twice a year. Once at the end of Heart Month on February 28 and again later in the year.

By responding to this form you are consenting to CCHA using your story and photograph (if applicable) for...

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Exciting event! Virtual Exercise and CHD event for children and families hosted by Virtual Heart Connection through their 'Connecting Caregivers' program.

Register here https://forms.gle/1px4EwXfiayAHVjK9

CCHA's Brenaven Kugamoorthy, a kinesiologist from UofT who has an interest in physical activity for individuals with congenital heart diseases, to give a 30 minute talk on recommendations for exercise programs, different modalities of exercise children and caregivers/parents can do together to meet their demands and capacities. This talk will be mostly targeted towards caregivers/parents...

CHD family picnic in Edmonton, July 9, 2022, for heart defects

 

You are invited to the Congenital Heart Family Picnic in Edmonton, AB

When: Saturday July 9, 2022 11am - 2pm

Who: All children with Congenital Heart Disease and their families

Where: in person at Rundle Park

To register https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfWPL5jPL0ptaDag6Mof2szqISSlmMC...

Stay up to date through social media with @virtualheartconnection

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/VirtualFontanCamp/

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/virtualheartconnection/

For questions, email...

Fontan camp for kids with CHD, virtual camp, heart defects

 

We are excited to annouce the 1st Pan-Canadian Virtual Fontan Heart Camp: November 26, 2022: 9 am - 3 pm (MT) with Virtual Heart Connection!

Organized in association with the Pediatric Cardiology team at the Stollery Children's Hospital, Edmonton, AB.

The goal is to connect children who have had a Fontan operation to others similar to them through this FREE, 1-day event via fun activities such as games, arts & crafts, cookie decorating, Fontan testimonies and answering any questions you may have about your heart. You will receive an activity package to do together on the day prior to the...

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The Canadian Fontan website is your one stop shop for all things Fontan related, whether you are a health care provider or living with Fontan. Follow the link to find out everything you need to know about Fontan physiology, how far we have come and what we hope for the future.

The Canadian Fontan website and registry is for adults and parents of Fontan children as well as CHD medical professionals. The site includes patient stories, educational resources, registry and notification of research projects. Check it out!

https://canadianfontan.com/

 

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The 2022 Fontan Education Day took place on April 24, 2022. Be sure to check back shortly for information and liks to the content from the Education Day.

Be sure to check out the Canadian Fontan website and patient registry, for individuals and familys of all ages with Fontan  https://canadianfontan.com/

 

 

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