16 record(s) found with the tag "sexually transmitted infection" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Visual and Performance Art for HIV Prevention with Indigenous Youth in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut: A Mixed-Methods Multiple Case Study
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015
Summary: The purpose of this project is to evaluate two arts-based human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention programs that currently work with Northern Indigenous youth in promoting sexual health. The first program is FOXY (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) in the Northwest Territories (NWT) and the second program is the Nunavut Sexual Health Drama Program (SHDP), in Nunavut. Both FOXY and the Nun...


Understanding syndemics and HIV/STI vulnerability among Northern Indigenous youth in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of a peer leadership training workshop called FOXY (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) on young Indigenous men and women’s HIV vulnerability, empowerment and cultural connectedness. FOXY is an arts-based Indigenous agency created with young women in the Northwest Territories (NWT) to foster communication and expression regarding sexuality. Wh...


Accessing sexually transmitted and blood-borne infection (STBBI) and sexual health services in Canada – perspectives of health and social service providers and service users
Principal Investigator: Wagner, Anne
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: To explore the attitudes, beliefs and experiences of service users related to STBBI-related (sexually transmitted and blood-born infection-related) services as well as sexual health services in Canada, and to explore the primary barriers and facilitators to positive experiences. The proposed study consists of a collection of focus groups across Canada to determine the attitudes, beliefs and exp...


F.O.X.Y. Participatory Action Research Project
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the F.O.X.Y. (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) participatory action research project for empowering young NWT women and facilitating dialogue about sexual health issues in the North. The F.O.X.Y. participatory action research (PAR) project is a territorial-wide project that uses a grounded theory method and participatory actio...


Exploring Social and Structural Contexts of HIV Vulnerability Among LGBTQ+ Youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The research team will establish an interdisciplinary team of lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth, adult and allied researchers to generate knowledge on social contexts of human immunodeficiency (HIV) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) vulnerability among LGBTQ+ youth in Northwest Territories (NWT). The research team aim to: 1) Explore the lived ...


Mapping social and structural contexts of HIV and STI vulnerability among LGBTQ+ youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The research team has launched the first community based research collaboration on social and structural drivers of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) among a neglected population in Canada’s North: lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and other sexually and gender diverse (LGBTQ+) youth in NWT. The objectives of this study are to: 1) Explore the lived exp...


The viral hepatitis Northern : A Platform for Addressing Viral Hepatitis in the Canadian North
Principal Investigator: Minuk, Gerald Y
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The objectives of the present proposal are threefold: 1) To increase the awareness and confidence of Northern health care providers when managing patients with chronic HBV infections; 2) To compare HBV mutations from infected Northern Canadians with benign outcomes to those from Alaska ( and perhaps Greenland) who have gone on to develop cirrhosis or HCC; and 3) To identify individuals with H...


The Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus and Its Impact to Cervical Dysplasia in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Mao, Yang
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008
Summary: The primary objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection and cervical dysplasia in women of the Northwest Territories using a DNA technology (HPV-DNA Test). The study will also aim to determine whether cervical cancer screening programs should include the use of the HPV-DNA test to increase effectiveness of cervical cancer screening. Th...


Tlicho Natsedzi Nihtsi: Tlicho Healing Wind Project/ Promoting Sexual Health
Principal Investigator: Martin, Jim L
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010 2008 2007
Summary: The purpose of the project is to reduce and if possible eradicate the incidences of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the region through promotion of healthy sexual practices in the context of respectful relationships. The specific goals of the project include: 1) developing a research base that will indicate how and why STIs are being contracted and spread throughout the region; 2) provid...


The Diagnosis and Care of HIV Infection in Canadian Aboriginal Youth
Principal Investigator: Mill, Judy
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: Aboriginal youth are being recruited to complete a survey about HIV testing and care. This project has been guided by an Advisory Committee that includes representatives from Aboriginal youth, and First Nations, MÚtis, and Inuit communities and is being...


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