Attention Black Canadians!
It's time to take charge of our health and get tested for HIV. Don't let stigma or fear hold you back!
African, Caribbean and Black people represent about 3.5% of Canada's population, but account for an estimated 25% of new HIV diagnoses.
African, Caribbean and Black people represent about 3.5% of Canada's total population, yet account for an estimated 25% of new HIV diagnoses.
I Know My Status,
I know my story,
We've got each other's back.
Your hub for support and encouragement – empowering you to be you. To be confident to take your health into your hands. Join in the conversation, no judgement, no shame, as we explore what it means to live fearlessly. And to thrive! So, let's do this!
Unbroken Spirit: The Unimaginable Journey of a Black Woman's Triumph Over Genocide, Violence, and HIV
In 1994, the genocide in Rwanda changed everything for me. I lost so many loved ones, including my husband who was killed by soldiers.
Disrupting Taboos: A Young Black Muslim’s Crusade Against HIV Stigma
As a Black Muslim woman, I understand the unique challenges that we face when it comes to HIV testing. Self-testing is an especially critical tool, and relatively new way in Canada to help people take control of their own health and wellbeing.
Check out what's happening Canada-wide, plus events in your community... let's all join in to help people stay healthy.
Ottawa Winter Pride Queer Black Excellence Showcase