Tag: African Nova Scotian

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

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

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

Man Talk “Straight from the Heart”

Over the last 15 years I have had a growing concern about the lack of services for male victims of sexual abuse. As a correctional mental health worker, as a child protection worker and in my private practice, I regularly saw boys and men who would report that they had been abused. They would share…
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March 2, 2013 0