Experts say racism in global health responses must be addressed  

Experts say racism in global health responses must be addressed  

It’s time for richer nations to change the way they deal with global health crises like COVID-19 and monkeypox, say some of the experts who attended the recent international AIDS conference in Montreal. “It’s about greed and it’s about power and it’s about a system that is deep-rooted in generations and millennia of racist attitudes […]

Black Scientists’ Task Force warns against letting down your guard against COVID

Black Scientists’ Task Force warns against letting down your guard against COVID

By Lincoln DePradine Black community members were severely impacted by the Coronavirus and, with thousands of them now participating in mass festive summer activities, a call is being made for people to exercise caution against getting infected with COVID-19. “We’re still in the pandemic,’’ warned Dr David Burt, co-chair of the Black Scientists’ Task Force […]

Think in Color summit 2022

Think in Color summit 2022

Thіnkіfіс Labs Inс. (“Thіnkіfіс” оr thе “Cоmраnу”), thе platform shaking up thе knоwlеdgе economy bу еmроwеrіng creators to сrеаtе, mаrkеt аnd sell thеіr оnlіnе lеаrnіng рrоduсtѕ, аnnоunсеd іtѕ оnе-оf-а-kіnd ѕреаkеr lіnеuр for Think in Cоlоr 2022. Fеаturіng еntіrеlу wоmеn оf соlоr. Thе talented rоѕtеr of іnѕріrіng ѕреаkеrѕ represents the tор minds іn thе knowledge есоnоmу, […]

Let’s Talk Diversity Fund ready for applicants

Let’s Talk Diversity Fund ready for applicants

Annual fund supporting Black, Indіgеnоuѕ, аnd People оf Colour соmmunіtіеѕ (BIPOC) thаt еnhаnсе access to сulturаllу іnfоrmеd mеntаl hеаlth саrе Applications fоr grаntѕ are nоw bеіng accepted for the Bеll Lеt’ѕ Tаlk Diversity Fund. Thе аnnuаl рrоgrаm supports organizations working tо іmрrоvе ассеѕѕ tо mеntаl hеаlth аnd well-being ѕuрроrt for BIPOC соmmunіtіеѕ throughout Canada. Aссоrdіng […]

MPP Barnes hit the ground running on her 1st day on the job

MPP Barnes hit the ground running on her 1st day on the job

  Having been sworn in on Friday, June 24 as the official MPP for Ajax Ms Patrice bands signed her first certificate and presented it to the Durham Community Action Group food pantry on Saturday 25 June 2022. Barnes also made stops at the Ajax Legion Hall and opened the new restaurant called Courtney’s on […]

DR Congo declares end to latest Ebola outbreak

DR Congo declares end to latest Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared the end of its 14th Ebola outbreak after less than three months, said the UN World Health Organization (WHO). There were four confirmed cases of Ebola and one probable case, all of whom died, the WHO said in a statement. The outbreak was the third in Congo’s […]

End of mass vaccinations in Bermuda

End of mass vaccinations in Bermuda

With approximately 135,000 vaccinations received by Bermuda residents, the Government of Bermuda has announced an end to its mass vaccination programme. Minister of Health, Kim Wilson said that over 75% of Bermuda’s total population is fully immunized, and over 85% of the eligible population is either vaccinated or fully immunized, since the vaccination programme began […]

Bigoted preacher gets hit with a double whammy

Bigoted preacher gets hit with a double whammy

Pride day in Toronto, a million people took to the streets to cheer on the Gay community, except this street preacher who yelled out to the paraders to give up their ways of sin.  A woman protested his protest by taking off her clothes and boldly tried to stare him down. The preacher turned his […]

Jamaicans in Canada to host health summit

Jamaicans in Canada to host health summit

Jamaicans in Canada will host a post-pandemic, face-to-face Health Summit under the Theme Championing Healthcare: Collaboration for a Healthier Jamaica. The Summit will be held at George Brown College Waterfront Campus, from August 29 to 31, 2022 and will be led by the Jamaica Diaspora Health Taskforce. Fay Lim-Lambie, Dean of Centre for Health Sciences […]

Dotty Nicholas urges people with sickle cell to be vigilant against COVID-19 

Dotty Nicholas urges people with sickle cell to be vigilant against COVID-19 

Dotty Nicholas urges people with sickle cell to be vigilant against COVID-19  By Lincoln DePradine The financial, social and health impact of the Coronavirus has been felt by many in Canada, especially Black people and those with sickle cell disease (SCD) and other pre-existing health conditions. Retired Jamaican-born nurse Dotty Nicholas, who devoted much of […]

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