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Conference Videos Available

Videos from Trauma informed Practice: A Lens on the African Canadian Community are now available. http://staging2.haac.ca/2015-ansmai/


October 22, 2015 0

2015 Annual General Meeting

Saturday, June 13, 20015 4:00pm-6:00pm Black Cultural Centre, 10 Cherry Brook Road   First hour: Presentations and Discussion on theme of “Our Health Matters – what are the gaps?” Second hour: Business meeting Light refreshments will be available.


May 20, 2015 0

Doctors at St. Mike’s launch project to address root causes of poor health

Doctors at St. Mike’s launch project to address root causes of poor health – Sunday, December 14, 2014 *Note: Dr. Gary Bloch will be in Halifax and giving a public lecture in January 2015 at Dalhousie University.


December 16, 2014 0

Food Secure Canada 2014 Conference in Halifax

WAVES OF CHANGE: SUSTAINABLE FOOD FOR ALL AN APPETITE FOR POLICY CHANGE Food Secure Canada’s eighth national assembly held November 13-16th in Halifax was not only the biggest ever, but according to many participants our best. The number of people and organizations, the quality of the discussion, and the excitement that accompanied the sharing of…
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November 28, 2014 0

Update on Ebola – some resources

This is a brief update of the Ebola epidemic based on a panel discussion at Dalhousie University Medical School on November 20th, 2014. The panel which included doctors, a public health official, a community member from West Africa, and a bioethicist, covered topics such as the science behind the disease, and the impact of the…
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November 23, 2014 0

Pathways to culturally competent practice with African Canadians- NSABSW Conference

  HAAC members Donna Smith, Robert Wright and Lana MacLean will be presenting at this conference:    


September 10, 2014 0

The Role of Spirituality at End of Life in NS Black Community

  This study used qualitative in-depth interviews and focus groups to examine the role of spirituality at end of life (EOL) in Nova Scotia’s Black community. We also examined data from another research project that examined health issues in the Black com- munity. The purpose of this research was to examine the issue of spirituality…
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September 10, 2014 0

2014 Health Science Summer Day Camp

 APPLY NOW!  APPLICATIONS ARE DUE THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014   Download application form here: 2014 ANS Health Science Summer Day Camp Application    


May 7, 2014 0