About CHS

Vision & Objectives


An end to suffering and premature death related to hemochromatosis in Canada.

Objectives of the Society

The Canadian Hemochromatosis Society (CHS) promotes the early diagnosis of hemochromatosis by raising public awareness, informing the medical community, and encouraging early screening of at-risk populations. The CHS provides support and information to individuals and families affected by iron overload.

Registered Non-Profit

The Society, founded by Marie Warder in 1980, is a registered non-profit charitable society (#11921 9160 R0001).

The Canadian Hemochromatosis Society is financially supported through fundraising activities, donations, membership fees, legacy gifts, corporate sponsorship and provincial government grants.


The Canadian Hemochromatosis Society runs six programs designed to further our vision.

Board & Executive

Current Society Board and Executive members.

Constitution & Bylaws

The constitution and bylaws of the Canadian Hemochromatosis Society.

Medical Advisory Board

Current physicians on our Medical Advisory Board.


A brief history of the Society.

Annual General Meeting

Information on past and upcoming AGMs.

For Media

Resources for members of the media.