Grant Disbursements

Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation┬áis pleased to award grant funding for the following:

You helped make labour easier for moms-to-be

 

Never underestimate the influence that a healthy and happy mother has on a healthy and developed newborn. Even though having a baby is one of the most significant moments in her life, labour can be a stressful, lengthy and painful experience for some moms. The Maternal Care Unit in Saskatoon is now able to minimize these burdens for the approximate 5,500 mothers who deliver babies in Saskatoon by operating two new Avalon CL Fetal Telemetry Units.

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Equipment - Maternal
Research - Epilepsy

You helped researchers improve bone health for teens with anorexia

 

Pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Munier Nour is leading the pilot study in Saskatoon, which will use an estrogen replacement to study the impact on bone health in girls with anorexia. New and effective strategies are desperately needed, as there is no proven treatment or prevention therapy approved for optimizing bone health in young girls with anorexia. Teen girls who have anorexia are at risk for bone loss and bone fragility because of a number of hormonal changes that occur in response to inadequate nutritional intake.

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You helped keep kids hearts healthy

 

CHAMPS Healthy Heart Camp, focusing on the unique needs of the approximately 2,000 children in Saskatchewan living with congenital heart defects (CHD), launched last year as a pilot project at the University of Saskatchewan. The week-long summer day camp, funded by Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation, returned with 20 children from communities across Saskatchewan, including Regina, Saskatoon, North Battleford, Swift Current, and Weyburn.

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Patient Care - CHAMPS
Equipment - Jaundice Meters

You helped kids breathe easier

 

The CardioHelp Lung Support System helps children suffering from respiratory failure in cases such as severe influenza and pneumonia. Influenza has devastatingly resulted in the deaths of several Saskatchewan children during the 2018-19 flu season and the need for the CardioHelp machine has never been higher.

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Every Dollar Helps

Thank you for supporting Saskatchewan kids, moms, and families with your gift.

Yvonne Dvernichuk
1981
Michelle Bast
David Slaney
U of S Animanga Club
Prestigue Hauling Ltd.
Maurice Beaudet
CI Investments Inc.
Jennie Aldworth
Dawsco Services Ltd
Ashanthi Maxworth
Travis Gansauge
Rory Drabble
Jennifer Atamanchuk
Mitchell Okolita
Curtis Freeman
B Lee Murray
Leah Switzer
Rick & Myrna Bueckert
Deborah Nordal
Heather Keller
TLC Painting
Brandi Hanoski
Lisa Ogle
Glentworth Blues Rec Hockey Team
Sarah Leguee
1942
Krista Baerg
Brett Welder
Sara Fox