110 record(s) found in the location "Hay River Reserve" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Tuberculosis in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Pepperell, Caitlin
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: 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...


Policy Opportunity Windows: Enhancing Research Uptake in Practice! (POWER UP!)
Principal Investigator: Raine, Kim D
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: POWER UP! (Policy Opportunity Windows: Engaging Research Uptake in Practice), strives to build knowledge, resources, and skills of the public, practitioners, and decision makers to develop and implement policy activities to create healthier environments. POWER UP! involves three jurisdictions: Alberta, Northwest Territories, and Quebec. Throughout the 3-year duration of the project, evaluation...


Performance Measurement in a Circumpolar Context: Developing indicators of health system responsiveness for maternity care
Principal Investigator: Rich, Rebecca
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: To develop a set of contextually appropriate health system performance indicators for maternity care in circumpolar regions. Specific attention will be placed on indicators that reflect the responsiveness of the health system to the needs of the population. This study will be conducted in two phases. First, a scoping review (broad literature review) of available performance/quality indicator...


Survey of Primary Care Providers and Managers in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Young, Kue
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: To assess the views of health care providers and managers in the Northwest Territories (NWT) regarding primary health care in the community in general and issues related to medical travel in particular. A survey questionnaire will be filled out by the respondent, who has a choice of mailing in a paper copy or completing online. The survey is anonymous – information on name, community of residen...


Shifting Organizational Culture in an Integrated Electrical Utility
Principal Investigator: Farmer, Drew
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: By developing recommendations aimed at closing gaps it is expected that there will be improvements in employee morale, recruitment and retention, and organizational efficiency that will positively impact corporate profitability. The primary research will consist of employee surveys and interviews that will seek to 1) validate the findings of the Organizational Cultural Inventory; 2) determine t...


CANPLAY: Child Pedometer Study
Principal Investigator: Cameron, Christine
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014 2013
Summary: This study attempts to resolve an apparent contradiction between increasing levels of childhood obesity in the Canadian population and parental reports of high levels of physical activity by their children. This survey and participant recruitment is one part of a project to determine the validity of parental reports on the physical activity levels of children and young adults between 5 and 19 ...


Assessment of a Pilot Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Campaign
Principal Investigator: Demers, Alain
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: 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...


Comparative Research on Older Adult Abuse - Networking to Prevent Older Adult Abuse
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. compare previous research findings to measure changes in awareness and responses to older adult abuse; 2. gauge the impact of measures taken since the completion of 2010 research including the formation of networks, partnerships, training sessions, community events, and information campaigns; and, 3. consider next steps for preventing older adu...


Nursing Practice in Rural and Remote Canada II
Principal Investigator: MacLeod, Martha
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2012
Summary: Objectives of this research project are to: 1. Describe and compare the roles and functions of nurses practicing in various work environments and with differing scopes of practice to determine how roles are enacted in rural/remote communities. 2. Describe the engagement of nurses with primary health care in rural/remote communities. 3. Examine what contributes to the recruitment of nurses to ...


Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence
Principal Investigator: Hampton, Mary
Licensed 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...


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