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Dr. Jan Christilaw appointed as Member to the Order of Canada

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We are very proud to announce that Dr. Jan Christilaw was recently appointed as Member to the Order of Canada. She is among an eminent list of recipients announced by the Right Honourable David Johnston.

Dr. Christilaw has spent her career working to improve health outcomes and building capacity of health care providers here in BC, throughout Canada and the developing world. In fact, most recently, Dr. Christilaw contributed her efforts with a trip to Bolivia where she provided care and service in maternal and child health.

Dr. Christilaw is being recognized for her leadership in obstetrical care and international work to improve maternal health in developing countries. The Order of Canada is a distinguished honour that recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to community and service to the nation.

The Order of Canada is among the many accolades that Dr. Christilaw has been acknowledged for including YWCA Women of Distinction Award, Diamond Jubilee Medal and a Nobel Peace Prize as a Member of International Physician for Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW).

Dr. Christilaw’s commitment to women’s health and newborn care is unparalleled. 

Congratulations, Dr. Christilaw!

BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre
 
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