Principal Investigator:Rich, Rebecca Licenced Year(s):
To develop a set of contextually appropriate health system performance indicators for maternity care in circumpolar regions. Specific attention will be placed on indicators that reflect the responsiveness of the health system to the needs of the population.
This study will be conducted in two phases. First, a scoping review (broad literature review) of available performance/quality indicator...
Principal Investigator:Janssen, Patricia Licenced Year(s):2014
The objective of this project is to analyze the birth outcomes from the Fort Smith Midwifery Program. The hypothesis of this research is that the outcomes for mothers and babies of this midwifery-based birth centre in the rural and remote town of Fort Smith, Northwest Territories (NWT) will be comparable to birth outcomes from women using the midwifery services in Nunavik, Quebec and to women resi...
Principal Investigator:Dawson, Leslie C Licenced Year(s):2014
The purpose of this research project is to:
- Illuminate local factors impacting pregnancy and maternal health that may then be later addressed through community based participatory research;
- Promote biocultural approaches to Aboriginal maternal health and wellbeing that incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing and traditional knowledge;
- Elucidate factors impacting pregnancy and maternal heal...
Principal Investigator:Klein, Michael C Licenced Year(s):
, which was submitted in August 2006. The application has been distributed for consultation, concerns have been addressed, and the application was approved by the community organizations and received ethics approval. The licence was not issued at the time. The study will only be conducted now in 2008.
The objective of this study is to determine the attitudes and beliefs of urban and rural mater...
Principal Investigator:Paulette, Lesley Licenced Year(s):
Phase 1 - to provide to the membership of the Native Women's Association an overview of the current status of maternity care in the NWT, including a preliminary needs assessment based on interviews with native women elders and various health care providers. Areas for further research will be identified as well as proposals for subsequent initiatives to promote maternal and infant health and famil...