The Health Association of African Canadians (HAAC), Nova Scotia Health Professionals and the Black Cultural Centre held our 2nd interactive update with respect to COVID-19 and people of African descent on Friday, March 27th, 2020 at 5pm. The call featured Drs. David Haase, Jacob Cookey and Ron Milne and was hosted by HAAC Co-President, Sharon Davis-Murdoch and Rhonda Atwell, the new NSHA African Nova Scotian Health Consultant.
You can view the video here:
HAAC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HealthAssociationofAfricanCanadians/videos/633102247470703/
On March 20, 2020, The Health Association of African Canadians, in collaboration with The Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia, hosted a Zoom call to update the African Nova Scotian community on Coronavirus. The call featured Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed and Drs. David Haase, Jacob Cookey and Ron Milne and was hosted by HAAC Co-President, Sharon Davis-Murdoch and Rhonda Atwell, the new NSHA African Nova Scotian Health Consultant.
The aim of the Zoom Call was threefold:
– To provide a safe space with culturally competent and responsive clinical leaders and HAAC members who will address the connections between the virus and our
mental, physical and spiritual health
– To inform, educate and dispel myths populating social media about the virus and its impact on Black People;
– To step up as NS’s only Black Health Organization, reach out to our People including those from urban or rural areas, from different income and educational levels,
seniors and adults of all ages to let them know that we are a place of support
You can also view the Zoom call here:
HAAC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HealthAssociationofAfricanCanadians/videos/2538344263048370/