12 record(s) found with the tag "sexually transmitted infection" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Understanding syndemics and HIV/STI vulnerability among Northern Indigenous youth in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licenced Year(s): 2019 2018 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 NWT to foster communication and expression regarding sexuality. While the peer leadership ...

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...

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...

Enhanced Surveillance of Canadian Street Youth
Principal Investigator: DeViller, Karen
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: Street youth are a priority for sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention programs, but reliable data on STD prevalence, trends, characteristics and behaviour of high-risk youth are scarce. Through data collection and analysis, this study, which is p...

Canadian Youth, Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Study
Principal Investigator: Doherty, Maryanne
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001
Summary: The research team will interview students in Grades 7, 9 and 11 (generally ages 12, 14 and 16) from across Canada to examine the changes that occur in sexual health behaviors and attitudes at critical development stages in adolescence. Nationally, data will be collected from a sample of 1150 students in each of Grades 7, 9 and 11. This method will simulate a longitudinal study of sexual health, ...

AIDS Yellowknife Needs Assessment
Principal Investigator: Lamon, Martha
Licenced Year(s): 1995
Summary: The researcher will use quantitative research methods, utilizing a questionnaire that has been adapted from the Ontario First Nations AIDS and Healthy Lifestyle Survey (1993) with their permission. Using "quota sampling", the researcher plans to sample survey 60 women, youths and inmates and as many drug users as possible from Northern Addictions Services....

Upgrade of the Sexually Transmitted Disease Database in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Jolly, Anne
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: In accordance with the Communicable Disease Regulations under the Public Health Act, the researcher will review and update the existing database on sexually transmitted diseases in the Northwest Territories....