Updates from the Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program

We have some incredible updates for you and CCCF from the Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program! In April, we welcomed back to SickKids Dr. Yuriy Kolivoshko, a paediatric general surgeon from the Lviv City Children’s Clinical Hospital, for a year-long fellowship with our world-renowned Division of General and Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Kolivoshko participated as an observer in December 2014. More updates on the Program can be found here: Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program Update » In May, we hosted Dr. Dymtro Kvit, Physician-in-Chief at Lviv City Children’s Clinical Hospital, at SickKids for a week-long visit to…continue reading →

SickKids / Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program Newsletter 2015

The Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program 2015 Impact Report newsletter is now available for download. Program Impact since 2013: 433% increase in epilepsy patient referrals from specialists in Ukraine; 8 Fellows trained; 5 advisory trips completed; 8 Fellows selected for training in 2015/16. Ukraine_Paediatric_Fellowship_Program_Newsletter_2015.pdfcontinue reading →
Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program Educational Evening and Discussion Panel

Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program Educational Evening and Discussion Panel

Please join us for an educational evening and panel discussion with the Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program. The Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program launched in 2013 as a partnership program with Children of Chornobyl Canadian Fund, SickKids and the Ukrainian Canadian Congress to foster an exchange of information, expertise and talent to improve child health in Ukraine. Oksana Kawun, Chair, Children of Chornobyl Canadian Fund will be the moderator for the evening and the panelists include: Dr. Myroslava Romach, Medical Director & CCCF Board Member Dr. James Rutka, Program Director & Neurosurgeon at SickKids Fellows…continue reading →

SickKids / Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program Newsletter 2014

The Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program 2014 Impact Report newsletter is now available for download. Impact by the Numbers: 4 Fellows trained; 4 Fellows set to start training; 3 advisory trips completed; 3 children treated with callosotomy for severe, intractable epilepsy in Kyiv; 10 children treated with new brain tumour surgery techniques in Lviv; 70 children per year set to benefit from surgery with new neurosurgical endoscope. Ukraine_Paediatric_Fellowship_Program_Newsletter_2014.pdfcontinue reading →

Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program

Introduction: On November 1, 2013 the Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program was formally launched at a wonderful evening reception at the Hospital for Sick Children. Hosted by Chrystia Freeland, and attended by over 140 members of the Ukrainian-Canadian community, all came to celebrate the successful creation of the Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Program. A key component of the evening was to recognize the leadership of the CCCF in establishing this Program. Over a year ago, the CCCF took the first step forward in creating the Ukraine Paediatric Fellowship Project by directing a $1.05 million gift…continue reading →

Sick Kids and CCCF Establish Ukraine Child Health Fellowship Program

TORONTO – November 30, 2012 – SickKids Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Ukraine Child Health Fellowship Program made possible thanks to a $1 million gift from the Children of Chornobyl Canadian Fund (CCCF). The Fellowship program will improve the quality of paediatric health care in Ukraine through an exchange of people, information and talent with The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).continue reading →