Kai Matthews was only 19 years old when he tragically and suddenly passed away from meningitis B (MenB) on June 1st, 2021. MenB is a very serious bacterial infection. It is the most common and deadly strain of meningitis and can be fatal within 24 to 48 hours after the onset of symptoms.
Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) and Children’s Healthcare Canada (CHC) were thrilled to announce a $26 million investment from the Thistledown Foundation to support Canada’s 13 acute care children’s hospitals across the country.
Leila Gashus knows first-hand the impact of breast cancer because both her mother and daughter are breast cancer survivors. Because of her family’s history, Leila was diligent about routinely checking her breasts as she was nervous it would one day affect her as well.