12 record(s) found with the tag "women's health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence
Principal Investigator: Hampton, Mary
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Summary: This study will: 1. integrate several sources of data to create an action plan that maps the socio-spatial problem of intimate partner violence; 2. create narratives describing community response in rural and northern areas of the Prairie Provinces and the NWT; and, 3. generate a grounded theory as a practical tool to create and sustain non-violent communities in these regions of Canada. The...


Exploring Social Support, Sport Participation, and Rural Womens Health Using Photovoice
Principal Investigator: Mair, Heather L
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The purpose of this study is to: 1) explore roles that sport and recreation clubs play as community places for rural women; 2) examine the influence of curling and curling clubs on the social lives and health of rural women; 3) utilize Photovoice, a participatory qualitative research method, to work with rural women in photographing, documenting, and expressing their perspectives on their local cl...


Brightening Our Home Fire: Women and Wellness Project Program Report
Principal Investigator: Badry, Dorothy E
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: This project is a starting place with hopes of developing a proposal for a multi-year, multi-site study to develop and evaluate a culturally-based, trauma-informed, Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) prevention model, using a research process that is participatory, community-based, and decolonizing. The researchers wish to ensure that this FASD prevention model involves and addr...


The Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus and Its Impact on Cervical Dysplasia in the Northwest Territories: Component II
Principal Investigator: Mao, Yang
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008
Summary: This license has been issued for the scientific research application #938. The objectives of this study are: 1. examine the impact of social, demographic, lifestyle and behaviour factors to the HPV infection prevalence in NWT; 2. establish the baseline for evaluating the HPV vaccine program in future. The study population includes: women from the following 12 communities: Behchoko (Rae-Edzo)...


Understanding the Self-perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Positive, Empowered, and Safer Sexuality among Young Women in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The objective of this study is to understand the factors that either help or prevent young women in the NWT from experiencing positive, empowered and safer sexuality. This is a qualitative study, which means that the researcher will gather words instead of numbers about the perceptions, thoughts, and experiences of young women in the NWT. The researcher will interview women who want to parti...


Indigenous Women, Ways of Knowing and Aesthetic of Beadwork
Principal Investigator: Edge, Lois E.
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008 2007
Summary: This licence is issued for the scientific research application #898. The objectives of this research include 1) to study a pair of moccasins made by Mrs. Joanne Edge, purchased at Fort Smith by the Hudsons Bay Company in 1942; 2) facilitate a beading circle with urban Aboriginal women in Edmonton, Alberta to document the contribution of beadwork to Aboriginal women's health status; and, 3) cond...


Evaluation of Maternal Child Nursing Education in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The main goal of this research is to examine the nature of maternal child nursing education in the Northwest Territories. More specifically, the research will study the influences in the territory on maternal child nursing education and what works or does not work to educate nurses for maternal child practice. This research is intended to enable educators and administrators to take stock of what...


Determining the attitudes of women and maternity care providers toward birth: conflict, confusion, and concordance
Principal Investigator: Klein, Michael C
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: , 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...


Women’s Experiences of Culturally Safe Birthing with a Midwife in a Remote Northern Community
Principal Investigator: Becker, Gisela
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: Objectives of the research are to 1)describe women’s experiences of culturally safe birthing with a midwife in a remote northern community; 2)describe women’s preferences and choices in birthing in a remote northern community; 3)determine women’s common and diverse experiences and understandings of culturally safe birthing in a remote northern community; and 4)review whether women’s choices in bir...


Aboriginal Concepts of Power and Empowerment Models of Wellness
Principal Investigator: Hewitt, Cecily
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The objective is to develop a description of how 4 Inuvialuit women think of and experience power, powerlessness, control and empowerment in their lives as a result of their culture. Four Inuvialuit women will be invited to participate in a series of four interviews with the researcher during which they will be asked to reflect on and describe their experiences, meanings, stories and thoughts rega...


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