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Notisha Massaquoi wins prestigious award for fighting inequities in health-care
The BHEL Director Dr. Notisha Massaquoi has been named one of the 2023 YWCA Women of Distinction award winners. Dr. Massaquoi is being recognized for her 30 year career fighting for health equity for Black and racialized communities.
April 14, 2023
Connaught project set to create a roadmap to eliminate anti-Black racism in health care
For the past three decades, Notisha Massaquoi has advocated for the health of Black communities across Canada. In March, the renowned expert in health equity was awarded $250,000 as the inaugural recipient the Connaught Major Research Challenge for Black ResearchersOpens an external site and may open a new window to advance this work.
October 18, 2023
Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research 2023
Notisha Massaquoi talks about the importance of culturally-appropriate care for African, Caribbean and Black communities, especially when it comes to HIV prevention and treatment. Learn more at CANFAR.com/WorldAIDSDay
November 23, 2023
Why do we need video evidence of a beating to accept anti-Black racism in policing?
Why do we need video evidence of a beating to accept anti-Black racism in policing?
May 19, 2023
Toronto Life: Influentials 2022
The BHEL Director Dr. Notisha Massaquoi has been named one of the 50 most influential Torontonians for 2022.Dr. Massaquoi was recognized for her role leading the advisory board that developed Toronto Police Service's new race-based data collection policy, the first of its kind in Canada.
February 21, 2019
UTSC opens Black Health Equity Lab to improve health research for Black communities
On September 15, UTSC announced the Black Health Equity Lab (BHEL). Housed at the Department of Health and Society at UTSC, BHEL is a community-based research lab that examines the health disparities faced by Black people and provides primary health-care access to Black communities in Scarborough.
February 21, 2019
AIDS 2022 : A Talk With Notisha Massaquoi
Why is Canada's response to HIV not meeting the needs of African, Caribbean and Black people? A talk conducted by CATIE with BHEL Director Notisha Massaquoi
February 21, 2019
A Prescription for Equality: A new medical academy at U of T Scarborough will try to close Canada’s racial health gap
Roger Antabe wanted to understand what was making straight Black men in Canada vulnerable to HIV. He knew from previous research that they were not using the drop-in centres that provided services such as testing, counselling and information about preventative medicines like PReP. But he wasn’t entirely sure why.
February 21, 2019
Canadian medical journal acknowledges its role in perpetuating anti-Black racism in health care
Canada's premier medical journal says it's eager to address the role it plays in perpetuating anti-Black racism in health care and spark the broader change needed to dismantle structural barriers to equitable care.
February 21, 2019
Moving the Needle on Health Equity in Canada
Dr. Notisha Massaquoi has spent the last 30 years helping shape community-level health care programs that have impacted thousands of Black and racialized people in Canada. And this year, she is being recognized as a recipient of the YWCA Toronto’s Women of Distinction Awards. She sits down with Kim Parlee to discuss her career journey in health equity.
May 4, 2023
Health Equity: The Way Forward
The Black Health Equity Lab in Collaboration with Scarborough Health Network and Centennial College hosted Dr. David R Williams. Dr. Williams is the Norman Professor of Public Health and Chair, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. He is also a Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University.
March 18, 2024
Notisha Massaquoi wins prestigious award for fighting inequities in health-care
The BHEL Director Dr. Notisha Massaquoi has been named one of the 2023 YWCA Women of Distinction award winners. Dr. Massaquoi is being recognized for her 30 year career fighting for health equity for Black and racialized communities.
April 14, 2023
Connaught project set to create a roadmap to eliminate anti-Black racism in health care
For the past three decades, Notisha Massaquoi has advocated for the health of Black communities across Canada. In March, the renowned expert in health equity was awarded $250,000 as the inaugural recipient the Connaught Major Research Challenge for Black ResearchersOpens an external site and may open a new window to advance this work.
October 18, 2023
Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research 2023
Notisha Massaquoi talks about the importance of culturally-appropriate care for African, Caribbean and Black communities, especially when it comes to HIV prevention and treatment. Learn more at CANFAR.com/WorldAIDSDay
November 23, 2023
Why do we need video evidence of a beating to accept anti-Black racism in policing?
Why do we need video evidence of a beating to accept anti-Black racism in policing?
May 19, 2023
Toronto Life: Influentials 2022
The BHEL Director Dr. Notisha Massaquoi has been named one of the 50 most influential Torontonians for 2022.Dr. Massaquoi was recognized for her role leading the advisory board that developed Toronto Police Service's new race-based data collection policy, the first of its kind in Canada.
February 21, 2019
UTSC opens Black Health Equity Lab to improve health research for Black communities
On September 15, UTSC announced the Black Health Equity Lab (BHEL). Housed at the Department of Health and Society at UTSC, BHEL is a community-based research lab that examines the health disparities faced by Black people and provides primary health-care access to Black communities in Scarborough.
February 21, 2019
AIDS 2022 : A Talk With Notisha Massaquoi
Why is Canada's response to HIV not meeting the needs of African, Caribbean and Black people? A talk conducted by CATIE with BHEL Director Notisha Massaquoi
February 21, 2019
A Prescription for Equality: A new medical academy at U of T Scarborough will try to close Canada’s racial health gap
Roger Antabe wanted to understand what was making straight Black men in Canada vulnerable to HIV. He knew from previous research that they were not using the drop-in centres that provided services such as testing, counselling and information about preventative medicines like PReP. But he wasn’t entirely sure why.
February 21, 2019
Canadian medical journal acknowledges its role in perpetuating anti-Black racism in health care
Canada's premier medical journal says it's eager to address the role it plays in perpetuating anti-Black racism in health care and spark the broader change needed to dismantle structural barriers to equitable care.
February 21, 2019
Moving the Needle on Health Equity in Canada
Dr. Notisha Massaquoi has spent the last 30 years helping shape community-level health care programs that have impacted thousands of Black and racialized people in Canada. And this year, she is being recognized as a recipient of the YWCA Toronto’s Women of Distinction Awards. She sits down with Kim Parlee to discuss her career journey in health equity.
May 4, 2023