9 record(s) found with the tag "health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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...

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...

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...

Monitoring and Surveillance of Water Borne Diseases in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region: Adaptating to a Changing Climate in the North
Principal Investigator: Chatwood, Susan
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The study will seek to describe the baseline measurements required for ongoing surveillance and monitoring of soil, water and human health outcomes in the ISR. Pilot water testing will be set up in water sources for ISR communities and identify and describe microbes and contaminants that are present. Based on the microbes and contaminants present in the water sources of the ISR, the researcher pla...

Risk factors associated with a tuberculosis (TB) outbreak in a Canadian Northern population
Principal Investigator: Schreiber, Yoko S
Licensed Year(s): 2008
Summary: This license has been issued for the scientific research application #952. The purpose of this study is to determine the risk factors associated with the high rate of TB transmission and incidence leading to the 1997 TB outbreak. This study will examine issues with delay in diagnosis and contact tracing, as well as identifying environmental, behavioural and innate risk factors associated with ...

Building Community and Public Health Nursing Capacity
Principal Investigator: Underwood, Jane
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: This study is the third part of a 3- project study that began in September 2006. Its overall goal is to investigate how community health nursing (CHN) services could be optimized. Project 1 explored the demographic characteristics of community health nurses in Canada by reviewing CIHI data from the nursing colleges. Project 2 involved a survey of CHNs across Canada (except Ontario) using a stratif...

A State of Practice Survey of Health and Environmental Assessment (EA) in the Canadian North
Principal Investigator: Bronson, Jackie
Licensed Year(s): 2004
Summary: The purpose of this research is to evaluate the scope of health within Environmental Assessment (EA), and to assess the state of EA practice with regard to the incorporation of human health impacts within Canada's northern natural resource sector. The re...

Social-Economical Indicators for Community Based Monitoring and Resource Management
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: This project involves the documentation of existing sources of traditional knowledge previously recorded with Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation through the West Kitikmeot Slave Study Society. The main focus of this project will be on social and ecological health issues, indicators and monitoring. The community of Lutsel K'e and the researcher will work together according to the terms and conditions of ...

Keewatin Health Needs and Health Status Assessment
Principal Investigator: Moffatt, Michael
Licensed Year(s): 1990
Summary: Dr. Moffatt and his colleagues will assess the health status and health needs of the Keewatin Region. A five stage study will be undertaken and includes: Health Indicators Summary, Key Informant Interviews, Sociodemographic Household Survey, Review and Summary of existing sources of economic, social and educational data, and a Survey of a random sample of individuals....