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The IWK Health Centre provides quality care to women, children, youth and families in the Maritime provinces and beyond.
This organization provides highly specialized care, primary care, leading-edge research; works to promote healthy lifestyles for families and supports learning opportunites for health professionals and others.
The team at the IWK has a highly trained staff of nurses and respiratory therapists that travel by air and ground ambulance to outlying areas to assist, stabalize and transfer critically ill newborns, children and mothers with high-risk preganancy situations.
The IWK has a world-class research center, and with its research into disorders and diseases affecting children and women, is highly respected. On the teaching side, the IWK is affiliated with Dalhousie University and serves as a primary clinical resourse for pediactric and obstetric teaching.