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SANSU Surrey Area Network of Substance Users meeting on Nov 22 2016

November 28, 2016 Leave a comment

A meeting of SANSU – Surrey Area Network of Substance Users welcomed new members, shared stories, discussed the concerns of substance users – Fentanyl, W-18, Opioid Overdoses, homelessness in the neighbourhood, patient treatment at hospitals and Opioid User guideline for Health Care workers

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Peoples’ Global Media Gallery at Fourth Global Health Systems Research in Vancouver on Nov 15 – 18 2016

November 16, 2016 Leave a comment

Free to the public, view a selection of community-based health documentaries and video reports in a 6000 sf media gallery during this international conference taking place in Vancouver. It is inside Canada Place in the first large ballroom ‘A.’ No conference registration is required.

The “Fourth Global Health Symposium on Health Systems Research: Resilient and responsive health systems for a changing world” has brought 2000 people to Vancouver from all over the world. The Symposium takes place in Vancouver on 14-18 November 2016 http://healthsystemsresearch.org/hsr2016/

Projects and organisations included:
– People’s Health Movement
#MoreThanEbola (West Africa)
– Drawing Wisdom From The Well (Coast Salish)
– Transforming Routine Immunization (Pakistan)
– Maternal Health (South India)
– Resilience of Health Workers (Sierra Leona)
– X and Y (South Africa)
– First Nations Health Authority
– Health Systems Heroes

Plus there is a video booth for international delegates to record their knowledge of programs for men that address accountability for violence against women.
Men’s Accountability for Violence Against Women (Ray-Cam/SFU) @StoppingVAW

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SANSU – Surrey Area Network of Substance Users do Harm Reduction in Langley on Oct 29 2016

November 1, 2016 Leave a comment

On Halloween Welfare weekend, SANSU – Surrey Area Network of Substance Users go out to Langley to do Harm Reduction with a focus on HIV/Hep C education.