9 record(s) found with the tag "health awareness" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Policy Opportunity Windows: Enhancing Research Uptake in Practice! (POWER UP!)
Principal Investigator: Raine, Kim D
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: POWER UP! (Policy Opportunity Windows: Engaging Research Uptake in Practice), strives to build knowledge, resources, and skills of the public, practitioners, and decision makers to develop and implement policy activities to create healthier environments. POWER UP! involves three jurisdictions: Alberta, Northwest Territories, and Quebec. Throughout the 3-year duration of the project, evaluation...


F.O.X.Y. Participatory Action Research Project
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the F.O.X.Y. (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) participatory action research project for empowering young NWT women and facilitating dialogue about sexual health issues in the North. The F.O.X.Y. participatory action research project is a territorial-wide project that uses a grounded theory method and participatory action r...


Exploration of physical activity within the sociocultural context of Yellowknives Dene First Nations communities
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The goal of this research is to qualitatively explore physical activity within the sociocultural context of the Yellowknives Dene people and communities. Specific objectives are: 1) to document the community's experiences with and perspective of regular physical activity through the eyes of their youth; and 2) to raise awareness about physical activity in the community, and develop strategies to ...


CANPLAY: Child Pedometer Study: ISR Project Number 252
Principal Investigator: Cameron, Christine
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013
Summary: This study attempts to resolve an apparent contradiction between increasing levels of childhood obesity in the Canadian population and parental reports of high levels of physical activity by their children. This survey and participant recruitment is one part of a project to determine the validity of parental reports on the physical activity levels of children and young adults between 5 and 19 y...


DREAM-GLOBAL: Planning and Implementing a Food Procurement Policy for Healthy Nutrition
Principal Investigator: Campbell, Norman
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The primary goal of the project is to introduce a healthier food program to Aklavik by working with community partners. The DREAM-GLOBAL research team, Aklavik Community Corporation, local health committee, as well as other partners will develop a plan to support programs and policies that will increase the awareness and availability of healthy foods and especially traditional foods, wherever poss...


Tlicho Natsedzi Nihtsi: Tlicho Healing Wind Project/ Promoting Sexual Health
Principal Investigator: Martin, Jim L
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010 2008 2007
Summary: The purpose of this project is to reduce/eradicate the incidence of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's) through the use of community relevant teaching methods, and promote healthy sexual practices in the context of respectful relationships. Goals include developing a baseline on how STI's are being contracted, developing a public awareness program on STI's and safe sex, training of healthcare ...


Dental Knowledge of a Group of Northern Canadians 10-15 years olds.
Principal Investigator: Schuller, Paul
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: The researchers will provide survey questionnaires to Principals of elementary schools to distribute to appropriate classrooms. The classroom teacher will conduct the survey with the class and then return the completed forms to the Principal for return to the investigator. Approximate time to complete the questionnaire is 30 minutes....


A Determination of Factors Influencing the Health, Knowledge, Skills, Attitudes and Behaviours of Children and Youth in the Northwest Territories.
Principal Investigator: Hall, Barbara
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: Data on health knowledge, skills, attitude and behaviours of children and youth will be gathered by using anonymous questionnaires. These surveys will be administered through the schools to students in grades 4,5,7,8,10 and 11. Teachers and principals will also be principals will be surveyed with regard to the implementation of the NWT School Health program. Researchers from selected communitie...


The concepts of health of young Inuit adolescents
Principal Investigator: Shea, Elaine
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: to describe the health concepts of Inuit adolescents by interviewing Inuit adolescents on their ideas about health (what is being healthy, how one becomes healthy, and how one learns about being healthy)...


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