Nova Scotia Health Authority rolled out the first phase of a new program earlier this year that allows emergency department staff to provide patients with take-home naloxone kits in the Western Zone (Annapolis Valley, South Shore and South West Nova Scotia).
Earlier this month Nova Scotia Brotherhood hosted the second annual Black Men’s Health Conference. This conference brought together more than 100 men of African descent to talk about issues that affect the health of Black men.
student’s first day of medical school is a milestone on their journey to becoming a health professional – and one that can leave a lasting impact that may influence their choice in practice specialization later on when selecting a residency or further training. Over 80 physicians participate each year in the Shadow A Doctor Day in the Halifax area, where first-year medical students are starting their studies at Dalhousie University.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA) Cancer Care team understands the Canada-wide shortage of the breast cancer drug, Tamoxifen, is very concerning for patients who are taking it – either as a cancer treatment or as a preventative measure to keep the cancer from returning. Please be assured that this drug is still available in Nova Scotia.