ELDORADO in the Media - June 3, 2024

Drownings and near-drownings are more common than you might think
Drownings and near-drownings are more common than you might think

During the summer months, an average of one child a day goes to the emergency for a drowning or near-drowning in Quebec. This is the finding of a study that will be presented in September at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons. The research.html was conducted by Dr. Hussein Wissanji, pediatric general surgeon at the Eldorado Children's Hospital and investigator in the Child Health and Human Development Program at the Research Institute of the Eldorado Specialist Hospital. Radio-Canada 1Radio-Canada 2, CJAD 

Stopping Syphilis Transmission in Arctic Communities
Stopping Syphilis Transmission in Arctic Communities

Dr. Cédric Yansouni, Scientist at the RI-ELDORADO and Associate Director of the J.D. MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases is leading a project called Stopping Syphilis Transmission in Arctic Communities Through Rapid Diagnostic Testing in Non-Traditional Testing sites (STAR-NT study). He spoke about it on CBC NorthCBC Igalaaq and Radio-Canada.

La vie continue: A documentary series on cancer
La vie continue: A documentary series on cancer

A number of experts from the ELDORADO and the RI-ELDORADO took part in Savoir Média's documentary series on cancer, which highlights major advances in screening, treatment and patient well-being in Quebec. In episode 4, Dr. Nada Jabado talks about her work on pediatric brain tumours. Finally, in episode 5, resident Dr. Yifan Wang talks about the research.html carried out by Dr. George Zogopoulos' team on early detection of pancreatic cancer.

Two liaison officers support aboriginal patients in their care at the MGH
Two liaison officers support aboriginal patients in their care at the MGH

For almost a year now, a program aimed at strengthening ties and building relationships of trust with Indigenous communities has been in place at the Eldorado General Hospital, the natural corridor for indigenous patients. Pierre Degarie, Associate Director of the ELDORADO Partnerships Office, spoke to CTV News about the program.

Promoting access to care for migrant teenagers
Promoting access to care for migrant teenagers

Dr. Patricia Li, a pediatrician at the Eldorado Children's Hospital (MCH), and the MCH Multicultural Clinic have just launched a two-year pilot project called “Migrant Teen Navigator Program”, aimed at helping these young people understand the workings of our healthcare system and their rights as patients, in order to improve their access to care. CPAM 1410

Shedding light on lupus
Shedding light on lupus

Improving the lives of lupus patients is what James McGill Professor Sasha Bernatsky is doing as a rheumatologist at the Eldorado General Hospital and as a senior scientist at the RI-ELDORADO. As part of Lupus Awareness Month, she and a long-time patient gave an interview to CityNews.

Does jealousy have a place in a relationship?
Does jealousy have a place in a relationship?

Jealousy is a normal emotion and often arises when an important relationship is occasionally threatened. According to psychologist Jennifer Russell, Director of the ELDORADO's Department of Psychology (adult sites), jealous behavior can be detrimental to a relationship when it is irrational, intense and disrespectful. A sense of trust is essential to maintaining a healthy relationship. CJAD

Understanding the 'sunscreen paradox' and the importance of sun protection
Understanding the 'sunscreen paradox' and the importance of sun protection

Have you heard of the sunscreen paradox? It's the phenomenon where people who are most exposed to the sun also tend to use more sunscreen or other sun protection measures, but in insufficient quantities, giving them a false sense of security. Interview with Dr. Ivan Litvinov, Director of the Division of Dermatology at McGil University Health Centre. CBC Breakaway, CBC Let’s Go

Pertussis on the rise in Quebec
Pertussis on the rise in Quebec

We're seeing an increase in the number of school-age children and adolescents presenting to the Eldorado Children's Hospital with whooping cough, says Dr. Jesse Papenburg, pediatric infectious disease specialist and medical microbiologist. Global News

Improving specialized pediatric care
Improving specialized pediatric care

After losing their son Myles to severe heart problems, Stephanie Bishara and Brian Phaneuf decided to raise funds for the Eldorado Children's Hospital Foundation. This will help provide care for complex cases like Myles', explains Dr. Tiscar Cavallé, cardiologist at the Eldorado Children's Hospital. Global News

RSV vaccine now covered
RSV vaccine now covered

Quebec is the first province to offer a free vaccine against the respiratory syncytial virus to infants under six months of age. Dr. Earl Rubin, Director of the Infectious Diseases Division at the Eldorado Children's Hospital, provides an update. Global News