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It is a pleasure to connect with you across care, research, and education through this weekly CEO update – all in service of A Healthier World.
Tomorrow – November 28 – is "Giving Tuesday," a global generosity movement and a chance to give back to important causes. Research has shown there are both physical and mental health benefits to charitable giving, particularly associated with overall happiness, sense of social connection, and belonging. This year, if you are able, consider donating to our amazing Foundations –
UHN Foundation and
The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. By giving right where you work, you can make an even greater impact on life-saving research, educating the next generation of health care workers, and enhancing patient care at UHN. Consider donating through I Give @ UHN – learn more at
igiveatuhn.ca. Later this week, you will also receive communications on UHN's support for the United Way Greater Toronto's 2023 Community Campaign to end local poverty and ensure thousands of people across the Greater Toronto Area can access food, shelter, and mental health support. Please consider
supporting this organization's fine work. Together, we are building A Healthier World.
December 1 is World Aids Day, which commemorates the lives lost to HIV-related illnesses and raises awareness about the challenges faced by those living and at risk for this virus. While therapy has improved such that many living with HIV can control the virus with a single daily pill or an injection every other month – and HIV may be prevented with pills and injections – patients still too often face stigma and discrimination and may have lower quality of life. It continues to be important to increase education about transmission including the concept of
U=U – undetectable means un-transmissible. The clinical and research teams at
Toronto General's Immunodeficiency Clinic have served HIV patients for more than 30 years. A multidisciplinary team provides exceptional care to hundreds of clients and the clinic's renowned research team conducts clinical, basic science, epidemiologic, and psychosocial studies to uncover new insights into the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS-related conditions and improve quality of life.
Learn more about World Aids Day.
November 25 was International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which shone a spotlight on this widespread human rights violation. The World Health Organization estimates that 736 million women – nearly one in three – have been subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner. Globally, violence against women and girls is often unreported because of fear of retaliation or stigma. The UN has again launched its
UNiTE campaign – 16 days of activism until Dec. 10 – calling on citizens to push for an end to gender-based violence. At UHN, we are grateful for the work of
UHN Women to uplift TeamUHN and educate about the gender-based challenges women face.
And now… our video of the week. In
this clip, we spend a day with a TeamUHN kinesiologist who helps cancer patients improve movement and balance through exercise.
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