Category: Community

Some of our accomplishments over the years

The Health Association of African Canadians (HAAC) has identified diabetes as a priority issue as a chronic disease affecting many within our community.  We have and continue to dedicate time and resources to raise awareness of the seriousness of the disease, particularly amongst youth. Regional Outstanding Partnership Award (2010)   National Outstanding Partnership Award (2010)…
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April 19, 2014 0

Dr. Williams Community Event

Free Public Lecture – Racism and Health – What’s the Connection? February 10, 2014, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., NSCC Waterfront Campus, Dartmouth   HAAC invites you to a community event with Dr. David R. Williams (Biography – Dr David R Williams) a world renowned expert on racism and health.  This free public lecture will…
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January 22, 2014 0

Improving Cancer Care for African Nova Scotians

Learning that you or someone close to you has cancer is life-changing, and because culture and life experience defines who we are, it is not surprising that our needs within the formal health system will vary accordingly. Twelve years ago Cancer Care Nova Scotia (CCNS) believed there was a gap in how the cancer system…
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October 25, 2013 0