5 years ago
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Registration Start: 10:00 AM
1840 Birchmount Road,
Scarborough , ON M1P 5C1
Every year, BAPS Charities organizes Walkathons throughout North America. BAPS Charities Walkathon Scarborough is an event to raise funds for Sick Kids Hospital and other charitable activities organized by BAPS Charities. Please participate in the Walk this year to help this Cause. You may have supported us in the past, and we appreciate your consideration again this year for this important cause.
Sick Kids Hospital
National Beneficiary: SickKids Foundation - Research & Learning Tower
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is recognized as one of the world’s foremost pediatric health-care institutions and is Canada’s leading centre dedicated to advancing children’s health through the integration of patient care, research and education. SickKids is one of Canada’s most research-intensive hospitals and has generated discoveries that have helped children globally. Its mission is to provide the best in complex and specialized family-centred care; pioneer scientific and clinical advancements; share expertise; foster an academic environment that nurtures health-care professionals; and champion an accessible, comprehensive and sustainable child health system. SickKids is proud of its vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.™
Learn more: http://www.sickkidsfoundation.com
The Scarborough General Hospital
Situated in one of the most diverse communities in Canada, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) delivers compassionate, patient-centred care at two hospital campuses (Birchmount and General) and six satellite sites. TSH is a regional centre for dialysis and hosts one of the largest Nephrology Programs in North America. It is also renowned for its mental health, paediatrics, chronic disease prevention and management, and cancer care programs.
TSH was the first hospital in Ontario to establish home-like birthing units. With close to 5,000 deliveries each year, the Maternal Newborn and Child Care Program’s interprofessional team of experts has an excellent reputation for high-quality care for moms and babies in a culturally sensitive atmosphere.
The hospital’s surgical programs exceed many performance targets on quality indicators and TSH is a leader in spine surgeries and Oxford knee replacements. Its plastic surgery team is one of only a few in Ontario to perform timely breast reconstruction using a specialized microsurgery technique.
Learn more: http://www.tsh.to/