Champions of Philanthropy 2019

Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation is proud to recognize our 2019 Champions of Philanthropy. By demonstrating their philanthropic commitment and making […]

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Foundation announces incoming chair of redevelopment fundraising campaign

2019/20 Campaign Cabinet supports $1.49 billion hospital redevelopment New Westminster, B.C. – {September 6, 2019} – Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation […]

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Carmon Lagadyn’s story

Carmon Lagadyn’s heart is failing. The 63-year-old Victoria resident has a genetic condition that is causing an increasingly weaker heart. He has undergone a number of procedures in the last 15 years, including being fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). But when part of the device had to be replaced, he was already so packed with wires that he needed to be flown from Vancouver Island to Royal Columbian Hospital. There, he became the first in Western Canada to undergo an unconventional procedure.

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Investing in ideas

Dr. Ali Abdalvand collects ideas. The Royal Columbian Hospital emergency physician considers himself an amateur inventor, albeit one who has never really gone beyond putting his thoughts to paper. However, Dr. Abdalvand and others at the hospital are getting a unique chance to bring their innovative healthcare ideas to life, with help from a donor to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation.

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Heart rhythm repairs

New Westminster, B.C. – {July 19, 2019} – Donor generosity is giving Royal Columbian Hospital’s electrophysiology team exceptional images of […]

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Maha Alchalabi’s Story

As a nephrologist in Iraq, Maha Alchalabi was a kidney specialist who came to Canada in 2014 seeking peace and wanting to practice medicine in this country. But during a visit to her family doctor three years after arriving here, the 54-year-old discovered a problem with her own kidneys. It was cancer, a diagnosis that in her mind presented no clear treatment options until her own research led to an interventional radiologist at Royal Columbian Hospital.

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Foundation announces 2019/20 Board of Directors

New Westminster, B.C. – {June 27, 2019} – Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce and congratulate the members […]

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Charity brings music therapy to premature babies

New Westminster, B.C. – {June 18, 2019} – Vancouver-based charitable foundation, Music Heals, is bringing melody to Royal Columbian Hospital’s […]

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National charity delivers gift of light to premature babies

New Westminster, B.C. – {June 6, 2019} – Royal Columbian Hospital’s Variety Neonatal Intensive Care Unit can add to its […]

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Royal Columbian now busiest in Canada for key heart treatment

New Westminster, B.C. – {May 30, 2019} – The latest indicators from cardiac care centres across the country show Royal […]

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