Principal Investigator:Benerji, Anna Licenced Year(s):
1) To identify the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other respiratory viruses associated with lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) admissions to regional and tertiary centres over a 18 month period for infants <1 year old living in the Canadian Arctic
2) To stratify the RSV LRTI admissions into categories by location (town with a hospital verses rural) and age (<1 ye...
Principal Investigator:Senthilselvan, Ambikaipakan Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of this population health study is to determine the prevalence and incidence of asthma and wheezing, and to identify factors associated with these conditions in aboriginal and non-aboriginal children living in the Northwest Territories and Yu...
Principal Investigator:Hessel, Patrick A. Licenced Year(s):
With the input of the community, this research has been designed to examine lung health, specifically to document respiratory diseases and investigate risk factors associated with them. Interviews with all participants, lung tests (8 years of age and up), x-rays (18 years of age and up) will be conducted. Information is to be used to develop community-based programs to improve lung health. Resi...
Principal Investigator:Moore, Jan Allison Licenced Year(s):
During 1993, seventy-six families in Coppermine participated in this study. Each child's hearing was assessed and each family was interviewed. Information was gathered on the family routine, diet and parenting style. Additional field trips to collect similar data are planned: the same children and families will be re-assessed during January and March 1994. Changes in hearing capability will be...
Principal Investigator:Moroz, Paul J. Licenced Year(s):
To conduct an epidemiological survey of the respiratory health status of a statistically significant population of northern native children and then to relate this data to the environmental factors relevant to the respiratory health of these children....
Principal Investigator:Schaefer, O. Licenced Year(s):
To carry out a baseline study of the population with particular reference to heavy metal levels plus nutrition, hearing acuity and cardio-respiratory status....