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African Nova Scotian Health Strategy

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The African Nova Scotian Health Strategy was created to hold conversations directly with People of African Descent in Nova Scotian to hear about their experiences with the healthcare system. The…

HAAC in the News

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Have you heard about HAAC in the news lately?  HAAC, with support from Nova Scotia's Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage Canada 150 Forward Fund, has a project called "Second…

New Black MDs – Grad Profile

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The Dalhousie Medical School Class of 2017 includes the largest-ever group of medical students of African descent to graduate from Dalhousie. The Dal News story, Grads profile: Ready to lead…

2018 AGM

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2018 Annual General Meeting HAAC will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 23rd at 1:30pm - 4:30pm. The AGM will be held at the North Branch Library, Gottingen…

About HAAC

The Health Association of African Canadians (HAAC) was formed in 2000 to address African Canadian health issues and the system inequities affecting health…

Our Community

HAAC has been able to develop connections in almost every Black community in Nova Scotia. This connection expands beyond the traditional, generational Black communities to include immigrant communities…

Research and Policy

The membership of HAAC is composed of laypeople, policy analysts, research and clinical practitioners. It is the team approach that lends HAAC a great deal of its strength…

Our Invitation

We invite you to join us and become involved with our activities. You will have the opportunity to make a difference!