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Health & Wellness with African Nova Scotian Men

The Nova Scotia Brotherhood team focuses on key health issues that are important to men of African descent. 
  • Accessing health care
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Mental health and addictions
  • Nutrition and physical activity
  • Obtaining health information
  • Prostate cancer
The initiative focuses on:
  • Improving access to core health care services and managing chronic illness
  • Navigating the wider health care system
  • Health promotion and education specific for Black men
  • Providing culturally-aware health professionals
  • Community connections and partnerships with local organizations
  • Improved awareness and navigation of community services
  • Health champions for Black men’s health within the community
  • Development of a Men’s Health League to support living a healthy lifestyle
Nova Scotia Brotherhood is an initiative of Capital Health, in partnership with African Nova Scotian Affairs and the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness.