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Thank you for your life-saving donation

Thank you for your generous donation in helping children like Imogen fight cancer and blood disorders this Christmas. Imogen and her mum have a very special video to say thank-you for your generosity below. https://youtu.be/dvwSwNg-nWQ

Myer Volunteer Form

Please fill out the form below to register to volunteer and help wrap presents at Myer, Perth City this Christmas in support of Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Perth Children's Hospital Foundation Christmas Appeal
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Help kids like Maddy fight cancer this Christmas.

Maddy was only seven when she was diagnosed with leukaemia. Within days of her GP referring her for tests, Maddy was at Perth Children’s Hospital, starting chemotherapy. Hearing your child has cancer is something every parent dread. But that was just the beginning for Maddy and her family. Unfortunately, with her immune system weakened by

Perth Children's Hospital Foundation Christmas Appeal
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Help kids like Sam fight cancer this Christmas.

Sam’s mum Kelly was completely heartbroken when she heard the news that her little boy was diagnosed with leukaemia at just 2 years old. With his type of leukaemia, Sam has gone through six stages of treatment. From steroids twice a day to chemotherapy every day. During Sam’s intense treatment at Perth Children’s Hospital he

Perth Children's Hospital Foundation Christmas Appeal
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Help kids like Imogen fight cancer this Christmas.

Just after Imogen was born, her mum Rachel and dad Russ received the devastating news that doctors had found some physical abnormalities and wanted to do genetic testing. They’ll never forget hearing that their precious new baby daughter had a serious and life-threatening disorder. But one of the hardest things was being told she would

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Lareia’s Story

Lareia was born with Biliary Atresia, a condition in infants where the bile ducts inside and outside the liver are scarred and blocked. Bile can’t flow through into the intestine, so bile builds up in the liver causing damage. The most effective treatment for this condition is a liver transplant. First time parents Elyse and

Gut microbiota in neonates with gastrointestinal surgical conditions
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A better start for our littlest patients

For many practical, high impact research ideas, gaining the initial funding to start work can be harder than it should be. Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation is working to ensure seed funding is available for projects like the recent study by Dr Shripada Rao and colleagues, who conducted research on gut microbiota in babies born with

Vevo Ultrasound
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World-leading technology for the children of WA

Providing funding for cutting-edge technology is one way Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation ensures that Perth Children’s Hospital has access to the best possible equipment and technology that improves diagnosis and treatment outcomes, shortens waiting periods for families and allows for a better standard of paediatric care. In deciding which ultrasound probe to use, clinicians often

BCG Vaccine
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Cracking the code to save children’s lives worldwide

Once again proving that collaboration is the best way to see fundamental changes to children’s health outcomes, Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation has co-funded with Telethon Kids Institute, the work of Professor Tobias Kollmann, who leads the Systems Vaccinology team at Telethon Kids Institute. Alongside Dr Nelly Amenyogbe and their international team of colleagues, Professor Kollmann

3D Cardiac Printer
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Complex surgery made easier to understand

Up to 330 families in Western Australia each year will hear that their tiny babies need to undergo complex lifesaving heart surgery due to congenital heart disease. For these families, understanding their child’s surgery is challenging, especially when it is hard to clearly explain what the procedure will do and how it will work. In

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