What is the Children’s Environmental Health Clinic?
This unique program considers all environmental factors when addressing the impact on children's health. Lead by Dr Anna Gunz, the clinic looks at the health impact of exposure from possible environmental issues by integrating the clinical, with research, advocacy and educational components.
Who do we see?
- Children with undifferentiated symptoms or health concerns
- Children with possible environmental exposures
- Children who have diagnosed environmentally-related health issues
- Children are referred by their Physician or Nurse Practitioner
We would like to acknowledge that Children's Hospital's campus is situated on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabek, Haudenosaunee , Lūnaapéewak and Chonnonton Nations, on lands connected with the London Township and Sombra Treaties of 1796 and the Dish with One Spoon Covenant Wampum. The work of ChEHC ON and the Planetary Health & Sustainability programs are grounded in deep respect for this wampum covenant and we are dedicated to learn to honour the Haudenosaunee Seven Generations Principle in our actions. We practice planetary health, and understand that our health, as people, is connected in a reciprocal relationship to all other living things, and we must work together to find solutions and processes that improve health for all. We will continue to listen, learn and partner with people from the many Nations that we serve to help promote the health of the people and the land, respecting Indigenous health sovereignty and making space for medicine and healing in parallel with our care.