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Protect your child against the flu this winter
Ottawa Public Health and The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario are reminding residents that it is not too late to get vaccinated to protect against the flu...
New Program to Address Critical Gap for Youth in Mental Health Crisis
Ontario Government Funding Enables CHEO, OPH, The Royal and YSB to join forces to support teens in the community ...
5 big strides to fight lung disease in our tiniest patients
Discoveries in stem cell research that may treat a previously untreatable disease...
Active video games don’t increase overall daily physical activity levels
Active video games - also known as "exergames" - are often presented as a possible solution to getting kids to move more; however...

Canadian Institute of Child Health Hosts 15th Annual Crayons & Cravats Gala
CHEO's Dr. Simon Davidson to receive award for his outstanding contribution to child and youth mental health in Canada and internationally. ...
CHEO Appoints New Vice President of People, Performance and Strategy
CHEO is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Squires as its new vice president of People, Performance and Strategy...
CHEO & CTV to Kick-Start 20-week Campaign and Awards Program
CHEO CEO honored with Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal
Alex Munter awarded Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal for his contributions to families of this community.


Novel discovery links anti-cancer drugs to muscle repair
Few drugs are available to treat muscle injury, muscle wasting and genetic disorders causing muscle degeneration, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy. A compelling di...
CHEO launches new blog that may help address the age-old question – how do I get my toddler to eat broccoli?
CHEO Moms & Dads – an on-line community for parents in the region to share ideas on healthy active living.


CHEO announces new event for teens – “Stressed spelled backwards is desserts”
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Youth Net/Réseau Ado introduces a new event designed by teens, for teens to help them find positive ways ...
Ottawa’s first organ donation workplace initiative wraps up with success
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is pleased to announce it has successfully reached its goal in Ottawa’s first Trillium Gift of Life R...
Fresh blood not better, clinical trial shows
October 8, 2012, Ottawa — In a finding that runs counter to commonly held beliefs about fresh being better, a clinical trial published today by the
Minister Aglukkaq to make an announcement
Ottawa (October 1, 2012) – The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, will make an announcement to launch...
Alex Munter named Francophile of the Year by the Government of Ontario
The Government of Ontario chose Munter in recognition of his work in advancing and promoting the French language in Ontario... ...
Study reveals teenage patients attitude towards social media and privacy
Teenage patients' online privacy behaviour is an expression of their need for self-definition and self-protection....
CHEO, Teasdale-Corti Foundation and Pharmacists Without Borders-Canada Join Forces to Improve Care of Children
Created in the 1960’s by legendary Canadian surgeon Dr. Lucille Teasdale and her husband, Dr. Piero Corti... ...
Adequate sleep helps weight loss
Adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise, states a commentary in CMAJ ([more]
Details announced for the 2012 CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery
A television in the shower, elegant barn board walls, a putting green in the back yard…all elements of the spectacular Minto Dream Home that is part of the gran...
CHEO is delighted to partner with the Centre for Child Honouring for Raffi's #belugagrads Concert at Centrepointe Theatre on December 3
Since his iconic 1976 album,Singable...
CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery Launches Monday!
On Monday, September 17th the CHEO Foundation will announce the exciting prize line-up for the 2012 Dream of a Lifetime Lottery....
First Pediatric Study to Look at the Role of Vitamin D
OTTAWA, Canada, September 12, 2012—Vitamin D is increasingly being recognized as
important for good health. Vitamin D is a ho...
CHEO and OCDSB connect parents with mental health experts to talk about suicide, depression, and bullying
To mark Ottawa’s first official “Suicide Prevention Day”, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), in conjunction with the Ottawa Ca...
There are a lot of changes coming – to health care, to our community. Where does CHEO fit in all that? Join the conversation about CHEOnext!
CHEO is almost 40 years old now, and we are asking the community how they’d like to see us grow and evolve. ...
Can a virus fight cancer? Canadian Cancer Society grants new funding
OTTAWA, July 25 — Two Ottawa researchers are taking innovative approaches to improving virus-based cancer therapy with new funding from the Canadian Cancer Soci...
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Names Soshal Group as its Social Media Agency

Soshal Group recognized as CHEO’s official partner for social strategy, creative and technology development 


WE ALL WIN LOTTERY Grand Prize Winner Announcement
The grand prize draws in The Ottawa Hospital and CHEO’s We All Win Lottery were held today during the CTV News at Noon. ...
World’s largest permanent collection of Yousuf Karsh portraits now resides at CHEO

This afternoon Estrellita Karsh, wife of famed photographer Yousuf Karsh, was on hand at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) for a...

CHEO Launches New Mental Health Website as First Annual Update to the Community Shows Record Demand for Mental Health Services
CHEO has seen an unprecedented demand for its mental health services - today releases its first annual Mental Health update to the community ...
CHEO announces new appointments to its Board of Trustees
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is pleased to announce the new appointments of Jo-Anne Poirier, Meena Roberts, Michael Baine and Pam Aung-Thin...
CHEO Recognized For Environmental Excellence
CHEO awarded 2011 Environmental Excellence Award for medical device recycling. First Canadian hospital to receive this award ...
Ottawa pharmacist to receive the 2012 Pfizer Bowl of Hygeia Award from the

Ottawa pharmacist Dr. Régis Vaillancourt has been named the recipient of the 20...

Top stem cell scientist and pediatrician recruited to Ottawa
World-renowned scientist and pediatrician Dr. Bernard Thébaud will soon be in Ottawa to pursue his goal of using stem cells to repair the lungs of premature babi...
CHEO Volunteer Association Announces Volunteer of the Year
Mrs. Jean Voth winner of the 2012 Volunteer of the Year award at CHEO  ...
CHEO CEO Alex Munter named co-chair of Ontario panel on childhood obesity
Alex Munter, chief executive officer of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, has been named co-chair of “Healthy Kids Panel” – a blue-r...
CHEO Comments on New Strategy from the Mental Health Commission of Canada
CHEO commends today’s release of Changing Directions, Changing Lives: The Mental Health Strategy for Canada by the Mental Health Commission of Canada. ...
Excessive weight gain during pregnancy a predictor for above-average birth weight
One out of every two women of reproductive age is overweight or obese. Researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute, fr...
Changes in asthma treatment improve wait time and patient
OTTAWA, Canada – April 3, 2012 – Dr. Roger Zemek, Director of Emergency Research at the CHEO Research Institute and ED physician, and assistant professor ...
CHEO Launches New Services for Children and Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorders
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is pleased to mark World Autism Awareness Day by announcing the launch of a new pro...
YouthNet/RéseauAdo Recognized for Quality Services by Accreditation Canada
YouthNet/RéseauAdo, a mental health program featured at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), was ...
CHEO Psychologists Speak to Families in Cornwall
CHEO Seeing Highest-Ever Volumes in Emergency; Seeks Community’s Help to Reduce Wait Times
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is in the midst of the busiest viral season in its 38-year history. CHEO encourages families whose children ha...
CHEO Recognized As A Top Employer in Region
CHEO recognized today as one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers for 2012 ...
Community organizations come together to prevent youth suicide
On Wednesday, February 8, members of Ottawa’s Community Suicide Prevention Network will come together representing more than 40 community organizations for the ...
Playroom to Feature Cisco Technology Solutions ...
CHEO Foundation to Pay Tribute to Great Friends at “The 2012 Order of the Good Bear Awards.”
On Tuesday, January 24, 2012 the CHEO Foundation will pay tribute to community members who have chosen to make a difference in the lives of CHEO’s chi...
CHEO and OCDSB Announce Free Info Session for Parents of Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers Feb. 6
CHEO, in collaboration with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, is pleased to announce its CHEO Connects free information session for parents of toddlers and p...
What Type of Helmet is best for Winter Play? CHEO Research Uncovers What Parents Need to Know
It’s not winter in Canada if children don’t spend time speeding down the slopes! Canadian tobogganing is a tradition handed down from generation to generation. For a long time, ...
CHEO Appoints New Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicholas Vlacholias as its new senior vice president and chief finan...
Grand Prize winner announced in CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery
Earlier today the draws were made for the first and second prizes in the 2011 edition of CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery. ...
CHEO Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Specialists Bring Expertise to Renfrew Country
Childhood obesity experts from CHEO are sharing their expertise today with Renfrew County health professionals as part of the hospital’s program to extend its e...
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