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Grief Management Training

We are excited to share an upcoming training opportunity through a partnership with CeaseFire, Nova Scotia Brotherhood Initiative, Association of Black Social Workers, and Veith House. This will train members of the African-Nova Scotian community who are working in social service settings to acquire skills that will help meet the need for culturally appropriate, peer-support driven group…
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January 25, 2017 0

Towards Health and Self-Esteem

—New DATE— Join the Health Association of African Canadians (HAAC) and the Association of Black Social Workers (ABSW) for….  Our Partnership: Towards Health and Self-Esteem  Come and hear from presenters on Self Esteem and the African Canadian Women. November 17th, 2016 at 7:00pm-8:45pm Black Cultural Centre  


October 3, 2016 0

2016 AGM

Join us on June 18th, 2016 at 2pm for the 2016 AGM with keynote speakers: Dr. Josephine Etowa and Dr. Barb Hamilton-Hinch. RSVP: http://haac_agm2016.eventbrite.com


June 3, 2016 0

*NEW DATE* Education Session

Education Session: “Pregnancy and Diabetes: What You Should Know” North Preston Community Centre on *Tuesday, May 17th @ 6:30pm*


May 9, 2016 0

Community Health Fair 2016

Community Health Fair Health information and screening – come learn more about how you and your family can be healthy. Saturday, May 7th, 2016 10:00am-2:00pm New Beginnings Ministries, 26 Cherry Brook Road.


May 2, 2016 0

Spotlight: HAAC-Student Organization

Dalhousie University’s Global Health Office featured the Health Association of African Canadians – Student Organization in a recent blog post.  Check it out here!


April 27, 2016 0

Health Science Camp for Black Youth

African Nova Scotian Health Science Summer Camp Do you know a young learner of African descent interested in a career as a health professional?   Promoting Leadership in health for African Nova Scotians (PLANS) at Dalhousie University will be hosting a 5-day summer day camp for youth of African descent who are interested in a career…
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April 15, 2016 0

Racism: Black Perspectives

On Wednesday, February 24th at the Halifax Public Library – 4 panelists from the African Canadian community addressed issues of racism in the second of a series organized by the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs. February’s panels were Dr. Barb Hamilton-Hinch, Robert Wright, Ann Devine, and Lindell Smith – moderated by Dr. Ingrid…
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February 27, 2016 0

Nova Scotia Health Authority Diversity Bursary

NSHA Diversity Bursary: Applications open January 5, 2016 Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone) is continuing with its Diversity Bursary program as a step to creating a more diverse workforce that better represents the communities we serve.


December 7, 2015 0

Career Development for Youth – Striving 2015

Striving to Build African Nova Scotian Health Professionals for the Future is an event to encourage youth to think about the different health related career opportunities available to them. This event took place on November 4th at NSCC Waterfront campus for the Dartmouth area schools and on November 19th at NSCC IT campus for the…
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December 3, 2015 0