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  • Open Hospital Day Photo Gallery

    May 12, 2017

    Thank you to everyone who made Open Hospital Day a success – to the doctors and nurses who volunteered to be a part of the day, and to everyone who attended and asked great questions. It was wonderful to be able to share how your support to the Foundation is making a real difference for […]

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  • Community Invited to Open Hospital Day

    April 27, 2017

    Aberdeen Hospital staff together with the Aberdeen Health Foundation will be hosting Open Hospital Day on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 1 – 3 pm at the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow. This event will give the community a behind the scenes look at many areas of the hospital including the Operating Room, Diagnostic Imaging, […]

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  • NSCC Students Donate to Mental Health

    April 4, 2017

    Earlier today, Jocelyn Cormier and Chelsie Cormier dropped by to present the Aberdeen Health Foundation with a cheque for over $470 from the fundraising drive they spearheaded with their classmates in NSCC’s Continuing Care Assistant program. The students sold tickets on a basket in support of the Sandbar Mental Health Endowment to bring awareness to […]

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  • Nurturing Strong African Nova Scotian Families

    February 24, 2017

    Nurturing Strong African Nova Scotian Families is a pilot program introduced by the provincial government in efforts to help preserve African Nova Scotian culture, and support strong African Nova Scotian (ANS) families. Approximately 12 people from African Nova Scotian communities were trained to act as facilitators for programs across Nova Scotia. The program will be […]

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  • Report to Community 2017

    February 17, 2017

    Our Community Thrives on Generosity The generosity of the people of Pictou County is evident in their support of the Aberdeen Health Foundation. The hard work of 20 volunteer board members ensures that funds entrusted to the Foundation serve their intended purposes. We work with the Nova Scotia Health Authority to prioritize funding for new […]

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  • Aberdeen Health Foundation Marking 30 Years of Serving the Community

    February 11, 2017

    The Aberdeen Health Foundation will be hosting its 30th Annual General Meeting on February 23. As the board prepares to mark this milestone, there is one member for whom this represents a significant anniversary as well. Jim Gogan has served on the board all thirty of those years. Reflecting back to how it all began, […]

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  • Foundation’s Funding for 2016 Touches Virtually Every Area of Health Care

    February 6, 2017

    In 2016, its 30th anniversary year, the Aberdeen Health Foundation invested over $1.5 million in new equipment and programs for health care in Pictou County. This brings the Foundation’s total contributions to more than $23 million. Executive Director Susan Malcolm is proud of the ways the Foundation has fulfilled the promise of its founders, to […]

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  • CAS Funding Applications Now Open

    February 3, 2017

    The Aberdeen Health Foundation is now accepting applications for the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) Endowment. The deadline is March 31. Funding is open to community organizations and programs that are working to foster healthy outcomes for children and families in Pictou County. Now in its fifth year, $156,000 in funding from the CAS endowment has flowed into […]

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  • NSCC Students Kick Off Fundraiser for Mental Health

    January 27, 2017

    The students in the Continuing Care Assistant Program at NSCC are raising awareness and funds for mental health in Pictou County. The students in ‘A Group’ have decided that the proceeds from their efforts will go to the Aberdeen Health Foundation for the New Hope Program. “We learned about the New Hope program through the […]

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  • Latest Ultrasound Technology for IV Therapy

    January 24, 2017

    The Aberdeen Health Foundation received a generous donation from the Pictou County Prostate Cancer Support Association to acquire a Site-Rite Ultrasound System for the Aberdeen Hospital. This enhanced technology enables the use of ultrasound to precisely locate, assess and access veins for the placement of a PICC (Peripheral Inserted Central Catheter), which is used in […]

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