4 record(s) found for principle investigator "Chatwood, Susan" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Health Systems Performance in Circumpolar Regions: Can Regional Comparisons Support Policy and Stimulate Improvement?
Principal Investigator: Chatwood, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: This thesis aims to explore the mechanisms that influence health system performance through a stewardship lens that provides insight as to how ministries, affiliated health sectors and regions not only carry out performance measures, but also hold accountability and make improvements. Understandings around the performance of health systems in circumpolar regions will be addressed through a case...


Climate change and food security among at-risk population in regional Inuit centres
Principal Investigator: Chatwood, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: This research will document and describe the nature of food insecurity of at-risk populations in Inuvik using photo voice to facilitate semi-structured interviews and focus groups. The characteristics (i.e. age, sex, employment history, length in community, health status, family characteristics, etc) will be documented. The role of store foods, traditional foods, food networking and food sharing ...


Monitoring and Surveillance of Water Borne Diseases in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region: Adaptating to a Changing Climate in the North
Principal Investigator: Chatwood, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The study will seek to describe the baseline measurements required for ongoing surveillance and monitoring of soil, water and human health outcomes in the ISR. Pilot water testing will be set up in water sources for ISR communities and identify and describe microbes and contaminants that are present. Based on the microbes and contaminants present in the water sources of the ISR, the researcher pla...


Climate as a Health Determinant in the Aklavik Region of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Chatwood, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No.1060. The main objectives of this research are to 1) describe climate change as a determinant of health and highlight the specific relevance to our northern regions; 2) describe the current climate changes evident globally, nationally, in circumpolar regions and in the community of Aklavik; 3) describe a health determinan...


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