News & Updates

On September 30, 2020 the ACHH team along with IWK Health and Dalhousie staff and students took part in Orange Shirt Day events. The day included an outdoor event at IWK Health with Indigenous Elders leading us in prayer, followed by the singing of the Honour Song by Courtney and...

In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and Indigenous nations and communities affected by recent racist events, the ACHH Initiative, (pronounced ‘ache’) acknowledges that systemic racism exists in health care, education, and many other settings. As a team, we are committed to growing as allies to support Black communities, as well as continuing our work to support...

Recently our team has been receiving lots of recognition. We’d like to highlight the success of our team and congratulate all their hard work. We are proud to have you as part of our team! Dr. Margot Latimer 2019 College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia - Excellence in Nursing Research...

Geoff Regan Halifax reps from SKIP Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada / Président de la chambre des communes du Canada Ottawa, Ontario, on 30 April, 2019. © HOC-CDC Credit:Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services The ACHH Initiative Team, along with Solutions For Kids In Pain (SKIP) visited Parliament Hill...

The ACHH Initiative and Dalhousie School of Nursing CTNHR Marginalized Populations & Health Equity Pillar invites you to a talk by Dr. Elizabeth Kepreotes titled: Insights into the Australian Indigenous experience: Setting up a new paediatric chronic pain service and keeping it ethical and family focused. Dr. Elizabeth Kepreotes is the...

The ACHH Initiative has released its latest research paper titled, “Occurrence of and referral to specialists for pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non–First Nations children and youth” in CMAJ December 2018 - Volume 190, Issue 49. The paper focuses on how Indigenous children and youth have higher rates of chronic...

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