The Paediatric Health Living Program is located on the main floor of the Medical Building (West of the main building towards Golf Links Road) in Suite 104.
For questions about the Paediatric Healthy Living Program, please call (807) 684-6058.
For general questions about the Health Sciences Centre, please call the Switchboard at (807)684-6000.
Men and women, ages 50 years and over, should complete a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) every 2 years if they have no family history of colorectal cancer.
Only 25.1% of eligible men and women complete their FOBT kits in Northwestern Ontario.
Talk to your friends and family about the importance of screening.
Children are referred to the Paediatric Healthy Living Program by a Paediatrician. The Paediatric Healthy Living Program is a two-year family-based program focused on healthy lifestyles for children and youth ages 4-17 with complex obesity. The program’s goal is to help children and their families improve their eating habits, physical activity levels, emotional well-being and overall health. Our inter-professional team (Social Worker, Nurse Practitioner, Dietitian, Psychologist and Kinesiologist) work with paediatric patients and families to support healthy lifestyle goals through individual assessment, counseling and group-based education.