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Celebrating 4 Years of THA


4 Years of the Tamil Health Association! In 2013 we set out on a mission to support the Tamil population in the Greater Toronto Area through ground-breaking health research and community outreach.  Here’s some of our greatest moments Healthy Food Program - We were awarded a $15,000 grant to improve the health [...]

Celebrating 4 Years of THA2018-04-10T22:39:12+00:00

Annual Mental Health Event


Manathil Uruthi Vendum Our 2016 mental health awareness event titled Manathil Uruthi Vendum was focused on Anti-Stigma in the south asian community. It is widely accepted and understood that there is a growing need to have an ongoing conversation within Tamil community regarding mental health and mental illness. Tamil community is still suffering [...]

Annual Mental Health Event2018-04-10T23:10:09+00:00

What to do with my BSc?


What to do with my BSc? On September 10, 2017 at Scarborough Civic Centre for THA, in collaboration with CTPA held highly requested, panel discussion highlighting Tamil Canadians making strides in unconventional healthcare and science fields. During this discussion we highlighted careers in clinical research, consulting, health policy and health management. To end [...]

What to do with my BSc?2018-06-10T21:05:29+00:00

Movember Campaign


Movember Campaign The Tamil Health Association (THA) joined the Global Movember movement in 2013, 2014 and 2015 to encourage the sprouting of moustaches (aka Meesai) in the Tamil community! For those not familiar with Movember, it is essentially a globally recognized month long event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of [...]

Movember Campaign2018-05-01T02:03:43+00:00

Healthy Food Program Workshop


Healthy Food Program XX We received a $15,000 from Women’s XChange to develop a food guide to improve the health of Tamil women by increasing their access and utilization of healthy eating and food preparation resources. Through extensive research, THA created and distributed culturally sensitive education materials that incorporated the barriers found in [...]

Healthy Food Program Workshop2018-04-10T23:12:04+00:00