8 record(s) found with the tag "health care development" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Enhancing existing community health capacity and infrastructure by focusing on the integration of Inuvialuit, Gwich’in, and Western Medicine approaches to Palliative Care
Principal Investigator: Smith, Jane E
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: The goals of this research are: 1. To implement a program of culturally appropriate palliative care that meets the identified needs of each community, 2. To develop culturally appropriate educational resources for clients and their families, communities, and health care workers, 3. To establish a resource of equipment that can be utilized throughout the region to assist those with home palliati...


Phase 2: Strengthening the Quality of Community Health Nursing Practice: A Pan-Canadian Survey of Community Health Nurses' Continuing Education Needs
Principal Investigator: Valaitis, Ruta
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This licence is issued for the scientific research application #917. The objectives of this research are 1) to identify community health nurses current practice activities and their continuing education needs based on the Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice 2) to investigate differences in continuing education needs by: i. workplace setting (e.g. primary care, home health care, publi...


Building Community and Public Health Nursing Capacity
Principal Investigator: Underwood, Jane
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: This study is the third part of a 3- project study that began in September 2006. Its overall goal is to investigate how community health nursing (CHN) services could be optimized. Project 1 explored the demographic characteristics of community health nurses in Canada by reviewing CIHI data from the nursing colleges. Project 2 involved a survey of CHNs across Canada (except Ontario) using a stratif...


Surveillance and Management of Climate Change Impacts in the North: Implications for Northern Public Health Policy: The Inuvialuit Case Study
Principal Investigator: Furgal, Christopher
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2005
Summary: The objectives of this project are: 1. Assess the present and future adequacy of surveillance tools to support northern managers’ ability to identify and monitor acute and chronic diseases, exposures, and other health determinants related to climate change and economic development impacts. 2. Assess the applicability and use among northern managers of current risk management frameworks (RMF), wh...


Community Health Nursing Study - Enablers and Barriers to Practice
Principal Investigator: Underwood, Jane
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: This national study addresses the enablers and barriers to the practice of nursing in Community Health settings. Factors that hinder as well as facilitate Community Health Nurses to practise the competencies associated with their specialty will be investigated. The information obtained in this project will assist policy planners in improving efficiency in the deployment of nurses and in better sup...


Northern Exposure: A Portrait of Inuvik Youth
Principal Investigator: Ip, Janet
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The purpose of this research is to produce a 10 minute documentary video that offers an intimate portrait of youth living in Inuvik. Youth will tell their stories in their own voices through their choice of photos. Up to 40 preteens, teens and young adul...


Bacterial Biodiversity as a Source of New Biological Products.
Principal Investigator: Nano, Francis
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The goal of this project is to find new biological products of commercial and medical importance made by bacteria associated with permafrost soils, and to describe the bacterial biodiversity associated with the soils. A total of 500 small soil samples will be collected within 200 m. of the Dempster Highway (in undeveloped areas) between Dawson and Inuvik during August 1999. The decisions for the...


The Genetic Basis of Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Pimstone, Simon Neil
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: This study is to determine the underlying cause of arthritis in the NWT. It will be done in two phases. Phase 1: Pilot study which will take approximately 2-5 days. A rheumatologist and a geneticist will travel to Fort Providence to set up a clinic for all patients in the community who have been treated previously for arthritis. On each patient, an examination, blood test and basic hip/lower back...


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