Principal Investigator:Pepperell, Caitlin Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this research project is to identify patterns of spread of tuberculosis (TB) in the Northwest Territories and trace the evolution of mycobacterium (M.) tuberculosis in this region.
Laboratory isolates of M. tuberculosis will be retrieved from the Alberta Provincial Laboratory and epidemiology data will be retrieved from the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer for the Gove...
Principal Investigator:Goodman, Karen J Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Jardine, Cindy G. Licenced Year(s):
This project seeks to develop better understanding of the roles that risk communication has played in influencing individual and social trust in decision-maker action on key public health issues involving Canadian Aboriginal peoples. Overall objectives of this study are:
1. to develop a common evaluative structure for assessing the impact of risk communication activities on First Nations/Inuit/Me...
Principal Investigator:Demers, Alain Licenced Year(s):
The objective of the study is to assess the impact of an awareness campaign on knowledge and practices related to antibiotic use and resistance through online surveying of the general public and physicians.
The intent of the research is to assess awareness, knowledge and behaviours of target audiences for a pilot antibiotic resistance awareness campaign, in order to better equip the Government...
Principal Investigator:Wania, Frank Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this research project are:
1. to investigate the impact of common preparation methods on the concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids and environmental contaminants in beluga muktuk;
2. to determine if phase separation in beluga muktuk causes oil and solid phases to have significantly different omega-3 fatty acid and contaminant levels; and
3. to suggest possible beluga muktuk co...
Principal Investigator:Chatwood, Susan Licenced Year(s):
The study will seek to describe the baseline measurements required for ongoing surveillance and monitoring of soil, water and human health outcomes in the ISR. Pilot water testing will be set up in water sources for ISR communities and identify and describe microbes and contaminants that are present. Based on the microbes and contaminants present in the water sources of the ISR, the researcher pla...
Principal Investigator:Schreiber, Yoko S Licenced Year(s):
This license has been issued for the scientific research application #952.
The purpose of this study is to determine the risk factors associated with the high rate of TB transmission and incidence leading to the 1997 TB outbreak. This study will examine issues with delay in diagnosis and contact tracing, as well as identifying environmental, behavioural and innate risk factors associated with ...
Principal Investigator:Underwood, Jane Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Bronson, Jackie Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of this research is to evaluate the scope of health within Environmental Assessment (EA), and to assess the state of EA practice with regard to the incorporation of human health impacts within Canada's northern natural resource sector. The re...
Principal Investigator:Parlee, Brenda L Licenced Year(s):
This project involves the documentation of existing sources of traditional knowledge previously recorded with Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation through the West Kitikmeot Slave Study Society. The main focus of this project will be on social and ecological health issues, indicators and monitoring. The community of Lutsel K'e and the researcher will work together according to the terms and conditions of ...