Black Canadians

Black Canadians

African and Carribean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

Forms a network of organizations and individuals committed to HIV prevention, education, advocacy, research, treatment, care and support for African and Caribbean communities in Ontario.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@accho.ca

preventAIDS.ca

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
African and Carribean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario
Publication Date: 
2006-
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a web site, specifically targeted at Canadians of Caribbean and African descent, that serves as an interactive and informative resource for information about HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.

Palpitations

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Publisher

Provides a web site with intelligent, thought provoking, timely and insightful perspective on issues affecting the Black Canadian community.

Primary Telephone: 
416-616-3910
Street Address: 
6-20 Kimbercroft Crt
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M1S 4K8

Loomis crisis

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Tricia Hylton
Publisher: 
Palpitations
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at STI and HIV/AIDS issues in the Black Canadian community. Argues for more culturally aware and inclusive prevention campaigns.

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CAP AIDS

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

Provides ongoing support to grassroots African organizations that are working to help people resist, survive and overcome the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Primary Telephone: 
416-422-3074
Email Address: 
capaids@sympatico.ca
Street Address: 
126 O’Connor Dr
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4K 2K7

Racial minorities, medicine and health

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
B. Singh Bolaria
Rosemary Bolaria
Publisher: 
Fernwood Publishing
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines racial and socio-economic dimensions of health and illness. Also looks at the health related issues for immigrant populations. Studies the health status and health care of Aboriginal peoples.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.B65 1994
ISBN 1895686415
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

African Community Health Services

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Amharic
Tigrigna
Igbo
Somali
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Counselling
Clinical or health care services

Caters to to African immigrants and African Canadians and is dedicated to the promotional of the mental, socio-economic, physical and cultural health of African Canadians, primarily in Ontario. Offers an inter-African HIV/AIDS project that provices supportive education, counselling, and referral and practical support for urban youth, young adults including gay and lesbian youth, troubled youth, youth with addictions and those involved in prostitution.

Primary Telephone: 
416-591-7600
Fax Number: 
416-591-7317
Street Address: 
500-489 College St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 1A5

African-Americans and Alzheimer's disease: the silent epidemic

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Alzheimer's Association
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Chicago, IL

Brings together an accumulating body of evidence about the scope and nature of Alzheimer’s disease in African-Americans. Demonstrates that Alzheimer’s disease is more prevalent among African-Americans than among whites (US).

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Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Somali)

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Somali
Translated Title: 
Kalidaa iyo Kanada: 21 siyaalood oo wax ku tari kara: tilmaamaha iscaawimidda dhawaan soogaleyaasha kalida ah
Media Type: 
Online
Papier
Author: 
Jacqueline L. Scott
Laura Simich
Publisher: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Covers a range of topics, in Somali, to help newcomers integrate themselves into Canadian society.

ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.S36 2001
ISBN 0888684029

Health Association of African Canadians

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research

Works to provide resources, conduct research, and disseminate research findings to government agencies, institutions, and Black communities, with a long-term vision of seeking policy reform on health issues of African Canadians.

Primary Telephone: 
902-494-3116
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
haac@chebucto.ns.ca
Street Address: 
PO Box 31154
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3K 5Y1
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