315 record(s) found with the tag "health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Climate Change and Our Lands in Film: A N'dilo Youth Community Wellness Project
Principal Investigator: MacKenzie, Jessie C
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: Short-Term Objectives 1: To verify the risks of climate change to the health and wellbeing of the community of N'dilo for the purpose of building adaptive capacity while fostering good working relationships between partners to produce a professional documentary. 2: To empower students to recognize their perspectives have a valid place in public dialogues on climate change impacts on First Na...


Facilitating colorectal cancer screening access through systems analysis: A case study of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Champion, Caitlin E
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of this research project is to determine how current health care processes and system-level factors within the Northwest Territories (NWT) health care system are influencing patient access to colorectal cancer screening. Specific objectives are to: 1) conceptualize colorectal cancer screening to identify and describe the health care processes (health system agents, interactions, ...


Cassette Islands Project
Principal Investigator: Paulette, Cochise
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The short term objectives of this project are to: 1) Document and present and historical data on the local environment and wildlife; 2) Assess the impacts of climate change on our community's health and food security; 3) Support intergenerational knowledge sharing between elders and youth on the land; 4) Engage our community in the research; 5) Build traditional knowledge capacity in our com...


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 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 residence, age and sex is not c...


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...


Engaging Aboriginal Youth in Tobacco Prevention Using Social Media
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: This research will explore if a social media intervention developed by Aboriginal youth (specifically videos to be available through YouTube) using a participatory approach can be an effective means for encouraging smoking prevention and/or cessation amongst youth and others in Aboriginal communities. However, because it is grounded in the tenets of participatory research, the scope and potential ...


A qualitative examination of barriers and opportunities faced by a Northern community in obtaining culturally specific food sovereignty.
Principal Investigator: O'Hare, Meagan Ann
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: This project seeks to understand the challenges that a small, Northern community in the NWT faces with food sovereignty and programs implemented to address the issues. It also seeks to understand the challenges and opportunities that program facilitators and leaders have faced in regards to implementing a cultural programs and how they have dealt with these challenges. This proposed research emplo...


Nursing Practice in Rural and Remote Canada II
Principal Investigator: MacLeod, Martha
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2012
Summary: The main 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 n...


Youth-Led Adaptations for Healthy Sahtú Communities in an Uncertain Era of Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Morgan, Shauna
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The long-term objectives of this project are to: 1. Establish the foundation for health programs that proactively address climate change and reflect the holism of Dene stories; 2. Establish the foundation for more comprehensive climate change adaptation planning by Tulít’a that will be incorporated into local policy and decision-making; 3. Build relationships of mutual support between elders...


Geographic Information Science (GIS) as a Health Communication Tool for Consultation with Stakeholders in Environmental Assessment of the Nico Project in the Tlicho Region, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: McGetrick, Jennifer Ann
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The overall objective of the research is to evaluate the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a health communication tool for consultation with stakeholders in environmental assessment of the Nico Project in the Tlicho Region of the Northwest Territories. By documenting stakeholder's evaluation of GIS in the environmental assessment, the research will help to inform best practices and pr...


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