6 record(s) found with the tag "health promotion" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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HBSC - Health Behaviour in School-aged Children
Principal Investigator: Pickett, William
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2005 2002
Summary: The study titled, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), is a cross-national research project conducted by the Social Program Evaluation Group (SPEG) at Queen’s University in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO Europe) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). The HBSC study aims to gain insight into, and increase understanding of, the health behaviours and attitud...

Improving the utilization of cancer screening services in northern Indigenous communities
Principal Investigator: Sharma, Sangita
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: Cancer screening involves different tests to detect many types of cancer at earlier stages, and can increase successful treatment and decrease the burden on patients. Screening can also increase survival rates and prevent early deaths due to cancer. Three screening programs have been established in Canada for early detection of breast, colorectal, and cervical cancers. The team will work with comm...

Aklavik Health Promotion Research Project
Principal Investigator: Bresnahan, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: This study aims to support the work of the Aklavik Health Committee, and to offer tools to help improve health promotion practice in the north. To accomplish this, this study has two research objectives: 1) to list and identify all health promotion programs currently underway in the community of Aklavik, NT; 2) to identify popular perceptions of the meaning of health, the most significant barrie...

Dietary Choices in Aklavik: Youth and Elders Promoting Change
Principal Investigator: Archie, Billy
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: Statistics indicate a burden of chronic diseases in the community of Aklavik, with 17.6% of individuals receiving care for one or more chronic conditions. Driven by elders and youth of the community, measurement of risk factors and associated diseases is planned so that programs to promote wellness can be implemented and evaluated. A mechanism for youth to collect and manage data around risk fac...

The Relationship Between Health Beliefs and Health Promotion Practices of Pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Women: A Focused Ethnographic Study
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This study will explore the health and health promotion practices of pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Dene women from Rae-Edzo. Ten to fifteen pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) women volunteers will be approached by publicly displayed posters and through the Band Prenata...

Northwest Territories Injury Research and Prevention Project
Principal Investigator: Palacios, Carolina
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992 1991 1990
Summary: In its final year of research, information will be collected concerning how, where and why injuries happen in the N.W.T.. This research will aid the present health system in targeting specific concerns and improving intervention programs....