Are you a Tamil woman between 18 and 80 years of age? We need you! THA has successfully received a grant through the Women’s XChange Program by Women’s College Hospital for a mental health research study, Exploring the Mental Health of Women in the Canadian Tamil [...]
The goal of the sexual health research project is to educate newcomer women in the Tamil community on sexual health topics that are not familiar to them and to identify barriers that newcomers face when accessing sexual health care and communicating with their healthcare providers.
THA partnered with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and a multitude of other South Asian organizations to host a successful Screening Clinic to screen South Asian women for cardiovascular risk factors
‘Manathil Uruthi Vendum’, translating to ‘the need for strength of the mind’ was an annual mental health awareness campaign organized by THA. This campaign is a grassroots effort to promote action that changes attitudes and behaviors toward mental health at the individual and community level.
A local autism health centre, in Toronto – South Asian Autism Awareness Centre (SAAAC) and Ninety9Thirty Creative Consulting, in partnership with the Tamil Health Association launched Project InForm. An initiative working to address issues related to early diagnosis, intervention, stigma and awareness of autism within the South Asian communities in Canada.
We received a $15,000 grant from Women’s XChange to help 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 findings of this research.