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Meet Our Heroes

IWK Heroes

Meet some of our IWK heroes— courageous patients, exceptional caregivers and generous supporters— who know the value of the IWK to the Maritime community. They inspire us to ensure the IWK can continue providing the specialized care it's known for every day.

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Rowan Carver, IWK Patient

Rowan Carver

Rowan's strength and determination to make his start in the world, along with his exceptional care team at the IWK's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), is the reason he is alive today.

Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS), IWK Supporters

Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS)

Members of the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) demonstrated outstanding generosity when they came together to build a healthier community by supporting the IWK Health Centre.

Jody Ross with her son

Mary Theresa Ross

If you have visited the IWK Health Centre with a sick child or loved one, you truly understand the passion and conviction of IWK staff members who teach, encourage and challenge patients and their families to thrive no matter what the illness or disease.