Alliance Against Violence & Adversity

About Alliance Against Violence & Adversity (AVA)

AVA is about creating the capacity to transform population (community) health and social services to promote health and wellness of girls and women at risk/affected by violence and adversity over the life-cycle, via a collaborative, innovative, cross-sectoral/disciplinary/jurisdictional training platform.

AVA stands to help reduce family violence and improve Canada’s UNICEF rankings for girls’ health and wellness, with positive lifespan, intergenerational and population impacts. We are one out of the thirteen Health Research Training Platforms (HRTP) funded by the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH)Read more about this here.

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