16 record(s) found with the tag "health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Addressing community concerns about health risks from H. pylori infection
Principal Investigator: Goodman, Karen J
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: This research aims to answer questions posed by community members in the Northwest Territories (NT) and their health care providers about health risks from H. pylori infection. The Canadian North Helicobacter pylori (CANHelp) Working Group formed to develop a comprehensive approach to investigating community health problems related to H. pylori infection in NT communities and to identify public he...


"The effects of a changed climate and environment on the nutrition and health of Dene First Nations"
Principal Investigator: Duran, Nelida
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: The purpose of this research project is to describe the effects of climate change and variability on human nutrition and related health outcomes of Dene First Nations. Research Design: A constructivist approach to the grounded theory methodology will be utilized in this study. Grounded theory methodology involves the use of systematic yet flexible guidelines for collecting and analyzing qualit...


Cultural Safety: Respecting Aboriginal Perspectives in a Health Care Setting
Principal Investigator: Hall, Karen
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: The goal of this research is to help Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority become a leader and model for the integration of culturally safe health care practices. This study also serves to increase health care workers' sensitivity to many of the cultural issues that are specific to the Aboriginal populations living in Yellowknife, thus raising awareness of the importance of fostering an...


Prevalence, determinants and impact of arthritis and other chronic conditions in the First Nations populations of Canada, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Young, Kue
Licensed Year(s): 2008
Summary: This license has been issued for the scientific research application #957. The objectives of this study are to: 1) determine prevalence and identify risk factors of arthritis and other chronic conditions among First Nations in the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Canada; 2) assess the impact of these conditions on health, well-being and access to health services; 3) enhance the capacity of the ...


Cultural Models, Concepts, and Practices in Dene Health and Healing
Principal Investigator: Fletcher, Chris
Licensed Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to contribute to community-defined health research objectives; describe Dene concepts and models of health through interviews with project participants; develop community and culturally relevant indicators of health and wellness; document Dene ethno-botanical/ethno-medical knowledge and practice; and, investigate innovative research dissemination strateg...


Localization of Social Work in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Brownlee, Keith
Licensed Year(s): 2005
Summary: For this research project, social work practitioners in northern and remote communities will be asked to examine distinctions between what theory and methods are appropriate for practice and which are not. This research will examine localization of knowledge which includes consideration of culture, community and values in adapting appropriate practices. Research will be conducted in five commu...


Factors Affecting the Communication and Understanding of Known and Potential/Theoretical Risks to Health in Northern Aboriginal Communities
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cynthia
Licensed Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: The goal of the research is to develop a better understanding of the factors affecting the communication and understanding of known and potential/theoretical risks to health in similar, but unique Aboriginal communities - the Dene communities of Ndilo an...


Self Care of Aboriginal Social Work Managers/Supervisors in Rural / Remote Northern Communities
Principal Investigator: Miller, Judith
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: The purpose of this study is to explore the ways in which Aboriginal Social Work Managers/Supervisors who live and work in rural/remote northern communities take care of themselves (i.e., maintain their physical/mental health), and, from their experience...


2001 First Nations & Inuit Regional Longitudinal Health Survey
Principal Investigator: Lenoir, Lenoir
Licensed Year(s): 2002
Summary: The information will work towards improving health status and health care delivery for First Nations and help their governments get a better long term picture of their community, region and country as the survey is carried out over 4 years. There are 3 a...


Deh Cho First Nations Political Customs and Traditions
Principal Investigator: Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie
Licensed Year(s): 2002 2001
Summary: The research will be conducted by the principal investigator and a researcher/translator. Research will take place between 1 August and 31 December, 2001, and will be conducted in Ft. Simpson and other Deh Cho communities, as decided by Deh Cho advisors and the research team. Information will be collected by interviewing Elders and others, individually or in groups, and through the use of works...


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