Tag: race

Dr. Williams Video Available

Happy World Health Day, We are pleased to announce that the video of the public lecture, held on February 10th at NSCC is posted and available at www.haac.ca/williams.  Presentation slides and media clips are also available on this page. Thank you to everyone for making the events a great success!  Through all our events with Dr.…
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April 7, 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

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