295 record(s) found with the tag "health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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A Health and Social Service Provider's Perspective on the Evolution of School-Based Care
Principal Investigator: Campbell, Natalie G.
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority - Fort Smith Region offers a youth-focused option for adolescents accessing health and mental health care, support, and services called The Health Café, located in a less intimidating, more comfortable environment - at the local high school. It is hoped that studying the evolution of The Health Café through the perspective of the provi...


Outcomes of Primary Maternity Care in Fort Smith, NT
Principal Investigator: Janssen, Patricia A
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2014 2013 2012
Summary: The objective is to compare the outcomes from the perinatal database at the Fort Smith midwifery service (2005-2012) to the outcomes of women using the midwifery services in Nunavik (2005-2012) and to women who transferred from Hay River to Yellowknife to deliver their babies. These outcomes include data pertaining to utilization of the maternity service by the women in the community, perinatal ou...


Understanding syndemics and HIV/STI vulnerability among Northern Indigenous youth in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of a peer leadership training workshop called FOXY (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) on young Indigenous men and women’s HIV vulnerability, empowerment and cultural connectedness. FOXY is an arts-based Indigenous agency created with young women in the Northwest Territories (NWT) to foster communication and expression regarding sexuality. Wh...


Addressing community concerns about health risks from H. pylori infection
Principal Investigator: Goodman, Karen J
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: This research aims to answer questions posed by community members in the Northwest Territories (NT) and their health care providers about health risks from H. pylori infection. The Canadian North Helicobacter pylori (CANHelp) Working Group formed to develop a comprehensive approach to investigating community health problems related to H. pylori infection in NT communities and to identify public he...


Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) project
Principal Investigator: Manca, Donna P
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The aim is to create a longitudinal data repository for primary care chronic disease that will form the basis of surveillance reports, research projects and feedback to participating practices. A regional and a central data repository will be a resource for surveillance and research in primary care to answer questions about the treatment and management of chronic diseases. This data will be used t...


What are the costs of delayed medical referrals in Canada's Northwest Territories?
Principal Investigator: Liddy, Clare
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: This research is a study looking at wait time 1, the length of time between the date a patient is referred to a specialist and the date they actually see the specialist, for primary care across Canada. In the Northwest Territories, the research team will quantify wait time 1 and also answer the research question “What are the costs of delayed medical referrals in Canada’s Northwest Territories?...


Cultural Meaning of Food and Food Security
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The purpose of the research is to study the meaning and experience of food and food security in Ulukhaktok. The main objectives are to: 1) document how Inuit define the concepts of "food", "food insecurity" and "health"; 2) examine patterns of country food consumption and sharing; and, 3) identify local knowledge of new species of wildlife important for subsistence. Sharing network interviews (...


Health Perceptions of Dene First Nations Youth in a Community Context
Principal Investigator: Lines, Laurie-Ann
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The main objective of this research is to understand Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) youths’ perceptions of health meaning and agency within their community, environment, and in future health research, contextualized by community members. Capturing a relevant and appropriate understanding of health meaning and current issues will lead to more effective health programming in these communitie...


Accessing sexually transmitted and blood-borne infection (STBBI) and sexual health services in Canada – perspectives of health and social service providers and service users
Principal Investigator: Wagner, Anne
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: To explore the attitudes, beliefs and experiences of service users related to STBBI-related (sexually transmitted and blood-born infection-related) services as well as sexual health services in Canada, and to explore the primary barriers and facilitators to positive experiences. The proposed study consists of a collection of focus groups across Canada to determine the attitudes, beliefs and exp...


Knowledge translation tools for parents with children with croup and gastroenteritis
Principal Investigator: Scott, Shannon D
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The purpose of the study is to work with parents to develop, refine and evaluate the usability of arts-based, digital knowledge translation (KT) tools, specifically an eBook and two whiteboard animation videos, for parents of children with croup and gastroenteritis. The research team are seeking to answer the following research question: What is the usability of arts-based, digital knowledge trans...


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