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Here—in one single place—you can keep a pulse on the latest that’s happening to advance children’s health care. You’ll see how fundraising dollars are being spent and learn about some of our most recent strides.

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Nov 23, 2019

2019 Crystal Ball Total

Over 380 guests at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 33rd Annual Crystal Ball Gala, presented by Nicola Wealth, raised over $3.8 million and counting, to equip the hospital with its first suite of Next Generation Technologies. over 380 guests at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 33rd Annual Crystal Ball Gala, presented by Nicola Wealth, raised over $3.8 million and counting.

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Nov 21, 2019

The search for light

The next revolution in personalized medicine Imagine that, in the months after your child is born, they don’t hit any of the usual developmental milestones, like rolling over or crawling. As time passes, your fears start to mount as your child begins to suffer from more debilitating symptoms, such as seizures and vision loss.

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Nov 21, 2019

A first-of-its-kind hearing clinic

When a child receives a cochlear implant—an electronic device implanted in the inner ear that allows them to hear—they need to have it reprogrammed regularly to ensure it’s working optimally. This requires several visits each year to BC Children’s, the only place in the province able to perform the procedure. For kids and families who don’t live close by, this...

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Nov 21, 2019

Keeping kids out of the hospital

An asthma diagnosis can be overwhelming. While there is no cure, symptoms can be managed with proper care—which families get a crash course in once diagnosed. But still, many parents worry that they won’t be prepared to recognize or manage an asthma attack when it happens.

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Nov 21, 2019

More than meets the eye

Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is the most common visual impairment in kids. It’s long been defined as a condition that affects just one eye, occurring when the brain favours one, which causes the other to weaken.

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kids visit the hospital for specialized pediatric services each year

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researchers on our campus work tirelessly to discover new treatments

Overcoming remarkable odds

"Blayke may never be able to conquer Turner syndrome fully, but she fights every day to make sure it doesn’t stop her from being her." — Cassandra, Blayke's mom

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More than a million kids count on BC Children's Hospital. We're on a quest to transform health care for all of them. 

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