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Elevate Aviation: Supporting Diversity, Supporting Health

Elevate Aviation: Supporting Diversity, Supporting Health

For the fourth year in a row, proceeds from the Elevate Aviation Calendar Launch took off in support of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women. An event meant to inspire women to consider a career in aviation while promoting and raising impactful funds for women's health.

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Dr. Kathryn Dong named one of this year’s CAMH Difference Makers

Dr. Kathryn Dong named one of this year’s CAMH Difference Makers

Royal Alexandra Hospital’s Dr. Kathryn Dong has been named one of this year’s CAMH Difference Makers for championing person-centred care that is empowering socially vulnerable patients living with addiction and mental health challenges through our hospital’s Inner City Health and Wellness (ICHW) Program and the Addiction Recovery Community Health (ARCH) Clinic that operates within it.

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All publicly-funded services remain in operation at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

All publicly-funded services remain in operation at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Recently an announcement by Alberta Health Services was made announcing that the Regional Fertility and Women’s Endocrine Clinic at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women will no longer offer non-insured fertility services – including IVF.  These services will now be provided by private clinics.

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Speaking of Estate Planning

Speaking of Estate Planning

I loved Joyce. Her talk was so helpful to people regardless of their level of familiarity, whether you were an individual with a young family or a person who has already reached retirement stage. It was equally useful. Joyce Burnett was fantastic and so knowledgeable.” – Myrene Couves, Parkland County, Alberta.

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The Royal Alex selected as North America's first hospital-based safe consumption site

The Royal Alex selected as North America's first hospital-based safe consumption site

Health Canada has approved four safe consumption sites in the City of Edmonton, with the only site offered for inpatients in a hospital setting in North America announced at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

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What a Night - Harvest Celebration 2017

What a Night - Harvest Celebration 2017

On the eve of Saturday, September 16, 2017, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation hosted the 8th annual Harvest Celebration in support of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.  

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Growing Women's Health Supports the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Growing Women's Health Supports the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

This past weekend marked the kickoff of the 16th annual SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Growing Women’s Health campaign. The campaign supports local charities in cities and provinces across the country who provide funding, resources and programming to meet the health needs of women in the community. We thrilled to to share that 29 Edmonton and area Shoppers Drug Mart locations have chosen to support the Lois Hole Hospital for Women during their 2017 campaign. 

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Dr. Karim Damji Awarded for Sights Set on Improving Global Health

Dr. Karim Damji Awarded for Sights Set on Improving Global Health

Dr. Karim Damji, Chief of Ophthalmology at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, has recently received an award from his alma mater, the University of British Columbia. Dr. Damji was awarded the Global Citizenship Award as a part of the alumni UBC 2017 Achievement Awards. 

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Eskimos Women on the Offense for Ovarian Cancer Research

Eskimos Women on the Offense for Ovarian Cancer Research

Renowned as the most unique event of the year supporting the Lois Hole Hospital for Women, this year's Edmonton Eskimos Women's Dinner was also their most successful to date. Celebrating its ninth year since inception and smashing previous year’s records bringing the event’s total support to more than $566,000. 

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Royal Alex Physician Who Advocates for Patient Needs Recognized on National Stage

Royal Alex Physician Who Advocates for Patient Needs Recognized on National Stage

Dr. Kathryn Dong, lead of the ARCH Clinic—part of the Inner City Health Program—at the Royal Alex is once again being recognized for her incredible and impactful work. 

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