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BC Women’s receives re-designation for Baby Friendly Initiative<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/breastfeed.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women’s receives re-designation for Baby Friendly InitiativeThe Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) was first established by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF in 1991. The initiative is a global effort to implement practices that protect, promote and support breastfeeding.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-women’s-receives-re-designation-for-baby-friendly-initiative2017-12-22T08:00:00Z
More than just a job<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/world-aids-day.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />More than just a jobOak Tree Clinic at BC Women’s provides specialized HIV care for women, children and their families. The patient population is varied with unique needs, where a team provides care tailored to each individual and family.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/more-than-just-a-job2017-12-01T08:00:00Z
Saving infants’ lives in Malawi: New project aims to improve diagnosis and care for sepsis<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/pascal-lavoie---web-story.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Saving infants’ lives in Malawi: New project aims to improve diagnosis and care for sepsisIn vulnerable newborns, bacterial infections are often difficult to diagnosis and can quickly lead to sepsis, a serious condition that can result in organ failure, tissue damage and death. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/saving-infants’-lives-in-malawi-new-project-aims-to-improve-diagnosis-and-care-for-sepsis2017-11-27T08:00:00Z
Born too soon<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/olive.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Born too soonPreterm birth rates - babies born before 37 weeks - are on the increase in Canada and around the world. In this country, more than eight per cent of all births are now preterm.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/born-too-soon2017-11-20T08:00:00Z
Congratulations to BC Women’s NICU team for recognition in excellence of quality of care<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Maria-Abrams-Ronnie-Hamman-Julie-De-Salaberry-Horacio-Osiovich-Sandesh-Shivananda-Valoria-Hait.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Congratulations to BC Women’s NICU team for recognition in excellence of quality of careThe BC Patient Safety and Quality Council (BCPQC) recently announced its 2018 Quality Awards celebrating individuals, teams and facilities that have improved the quality of care in BC.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/congratulations-to-bc-women’s-nicu-team2017-11-09T08:00:00Z
Teck Acute Care Centre’s first baby<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/teck-baby.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Teck Acute Care Centre’s first babyThe first baby born at the Teck Acute Care Centre has a family connection: his big brother was born in the existing labour and delivery operating suites at BC Women’s Hospital +Health Centre. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/teck-acute-care-centre’s-first-baby2017-11-01T07:00:00Z
Debbie Cheong awarded British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association Educator of the Year<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/debbie-cheong.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Debbie Cheong awarded British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association Educator of the YearCongratulations to Debbie Cheong for receiving British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) Educator of the Year! http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/debbie-cheong-awarded-bcrpa-educator-of-the-yearv2017-10-10T07:00:00Z
New Milk Handling Room opens in the Teck Acute Care Centre<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/milk-handling.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New Milk Handling Room opens in the Teck Acute Care CentreWe’re excited to announce the opening of the Milk Handling Room in the new Teck Acute Care Centre at BC Children’s Hospital. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-milk-handling-room-opens-in-the-teck-acute-care-centre2017-10-04T07:00:00Z
A mother's gift<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/cassidy.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A mother's giftWhen Vicki Venables was pregnant with her second child, alarm bells rang during a routine prenatal visit with her family doctor. The doctor was unable to hear a heartbeat even though Vicki felt a lot of movement inside. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-mothers-gift2017-10-02T07:00:00Z
Simulation Week<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/sims.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Simulation WeekSeptember 11-15 is the first annual Simulation Week declared by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/simulation-week2017-09-14T07:00:00Z


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