312 record(s) found with the tag "health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Digital Storytelling as an Indigenous Women’s Health Advocacy Tool: Empowering Indigenous Women to Frame Their Health Stories
Principal Investigator: Wiart, Shelley M
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: Expected outcomes include: 1) Clarification on Indigenous women's traditional knowledge and healing practices, and how/if they use them on a regular basis; 2) an understanding of common traditional healing practices and medicines Indigenous women, from a variety of backgrounds, are using for themselves and their families; 3) Indigenous women sharing their digital stories with non-Indigenous commun...


Improving colorectal cancer screening in northern Canada using participatory simulation modelling
Principal Investigator: Kuziemsky, Craig
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project aims to employ an evidence-based simulation modelling approach to estimate the endoscopy resources required to support a Fecal Immunohistochemical Testing (FIT)-based territorial screening program in the NWT and propose effective solutions to meet those requirements that are patient-centred, culturally competent and feasible within a rural and remote health system. To populate the ...


A content analysis of organizations and programs that implement approaches to address appropriate prescribing and use.
Principal Investigator: Straus, Sharon E
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objective of this study is to explore appropriate medication prescribing strategies that are being delivered by various organizations or programs, as well as understand the determinants (key challenges and opportunities) that affect their implementation. The aim of this study is to spark a national conversation about a possible framework for appropriate use at the Canadian level. The results o...


Interviewing Community Health Workers/Representatives and Key Stakeholders in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Cueva, Katie
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project aims to learn about the scope of work, strengths, and areas for improvement of the Community Health Worker (CHW) and Community Health Representative (CHR) programs in the Northwest Territories, Canada. All CHWs and CHRs employed in March-April, 2019 will be invited to participate in interviews, as well as all CHR and CHW managers. Where possible, interviews will be conducted in pe...


Health Effects Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Chan, Laurie H. M.
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: The Health Effects Monitoring Program is a human biomonitoring study aimed to assess the exposure and health impact of arsenic and other contaminants on the human population of Yellowknife, Ndilo and Dettah in the Northwest Territories, as part of the Giant Mine Remediation Project. The overall objective of the program is to establish current or baseline levels of arsenic exposure among residen...


50+ and Elders Health Survey in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Sharma, Sangita
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: Indigenous seniors may face many challenges in accessing health care, and day-to-day living supports. These challenges may be isolation from health and community centers, unable to get to the centers to use the services available or they may not speak English. Seniors have a high risk of heart disease, diabetes, falls, as well as possible decline in memory and thinking skills. However, there is ve...


Engaging with mining impacts on Indigenous community health: Allegiance challenges in public health research and practice
Principal Investigator: Spiegel, Jerry
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The purpose of this study is to inform the public health profession of complexities, paradoxes and implications of the different ways in which professionals might engage when the work relates to how mining practices affect Indigenous communities, with an intention of expanding the possibilities. The principal investigator (PI) asks the overarching question: How are public health professionals enga...


Health in the North: Phase 2 - Case study on the community health service needs of Tuktoyaktuk and mapping back to CAN/CSA-Z1630-17.
Principal Investigator: Leyenaar, Matthew
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The purpose of this project is for a small team to conduct a community health needs assessment via field work in Tuktoyaktuk, and use the combined qualitative information from participatory community engagement sessions and quantitative data from published statistics to determine the adaptability of this Standard as a model guideline for specific rural application of a community paramedicine (cp) ...


Understanding syndemics and HIV/STI vulnerability among Northern Indigenous youth in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licensed 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 ...


Measuring the Developmental Health of Children in NWT
Principal Investigator: Janus, Magdalena
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: Annually collected Early Development Instrument (EDI) data provides information to guide decision-making, monitor trends and measure the impacts of changes to programs and services provided for children in the early years. The five domains of early childhood development measured by the EDI are predictive of school outcomes, including academic achievement, and so the data is also used by schools an...


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