Tag: social determinants of health

Food Secure Canada 2014 Conference in Halifax

WAVES OF CHANGE: SUSTAINABLE FOOD FOR ALL AN APPETITE FOR POLICY CHANGE Food Secure Canada’s eighth national assembly held November 13-16th in Halifax was not only the biggest ever, but according to many participants our best. The number of people and organizations, the quality of the discussion, and the excitement that accompanied the sharing of…
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November 28, 2014 0

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

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