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 →
CCCF Supports Cardiovascular Research in Ukraine

CCCF Supports Cardiovascular Research in Ukraine

Last year the CCCF have instituted a granting process whereby we asked the hospitals that we have supported in the past to submit project proposals that would positively affect the people and the community that they serve. The Medical Advisory Committee and CCCF Board evaluated the proposals and donated grants in the range of $25,000 to $30,000 to implement these hospital initiatives. The response to our request for project proposals was overwhelming and the Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) selected six small projects from four hospitals. Coincidentally, all the selected projects were in the…continue reading →
Holter Monitor with Blood Pressure Cuff, Veloergometer, Microscopes, Biochemical Analyzer Donated to Zbarazh Central District Hospital of Ukraine

Holter Monitor with Blood Pressure Cuff, Veloergometer, Microscopes, Biochemical Analyzer Donated to Zbarazh Central District Hospital of Ukraine

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CCCF Newsletter 2011

The CCCF Newsletter is now available for download. In this issue: CCCF Update; Chornobyl 25 Commemoration; Medical Projects; Dzherelo Centre: A Source of Hope, A Foundation for Life; Friends of Dzherelo; Scholarship Fund; HUHTC Anti-Trafficking Initiative; HUHTC Summer Camp 2011 in Mykulychyn, Ivano-Frankivsk Region; News from Thunder Bay Chapter; Financial Highlights. CCCF_Newsletter_2011.pdfcontinue reading →

Dzherelo Centre Spring 2011 Fundraising Endeavours

From the beginning of March we started very interesting action “I present the kilometer for the child”, we sell paper-buses to our friends, sponsors and even on streets. Charitable funds will be used to fuel buses that bring children and youth to everyday Programs. Moreover, from the 1st of April we will collect money in our Lviv supermarkets and this fundraising is connected with Easter.continue reading →

CCCF Newsletter 2010

The CCCF Newsletter is now available for download. In this issue: CCCF Update; Гуманітарна допомога для України; Mr. and Mrs. Huculaks’ Donation will Save Lives of Children in Western Ukraine; Scholarship Program; Dzherelo Centre: A Source of Hope, A Foundation for Life; Friends of Dzherelo; HUHTC Summer Camp 2010 in Yaremche; Fundraising Events; HUHTC Anti-Trafficking Initiative; News from Thunder Bay Chapter; Financial Highlights. CCCF_Newsletter_2010.pdfcontinue reading →

CCCF Continues to Support Dr. Kurilets

Last November 2009 CCCF, as part of its 20th anniversary celebration, showcased the internationally acclaimed documentary film “The English Surgeon”. Many of you attended the showing to demonstrate your support of our organization’s activities and will remember the two protagonists/neurosurgeons Drs. Henry Marsh and Ihor Kurilets. At the showings Dr. Kurilets described the medical clinic he had set up in Kyiv with the help of Henry Marsh, to perform neurosurgical interventions according to western European methods and standards in Ukraine. During this past year Dr. Kurilets has set up a satellite clinic/operating centre…continue reading →

Medical Trip to Ukraine

In May 2010 five members of the Medical Advisory Committee had the privilege of traveling to Ukraine. Their purpose was to verify the hospitals’ use of supplies and medical equipment provided to them from Canada and to assess their further needs for medical equipment and education. In addition, due to a generous bequest by Ivan Maksym, CCCF was able to purchase ambulances for three key hospitals that we support, so we had the opportunity to “formally” present the ambulances. The CCCF-donated ambulances were named “Maksym” in recognition of this bequest. Our route took…continue reading →