315 record(s) found with the tag "health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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RHD Alleles in Prenatal Patients from Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Hannon, Judith L
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013 2012 2011 2006
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to confirm that the RhD phenotype is appropriately assigned in a population of prenatal patients that has not been studied for the presence of variant RhD gene alleles that would require them to be assigned an Rh-negative status and treated with Rh immune globulin. Samples will be selected for analysis among prenatal samples from the Northwest Territo...

Inuit Traditional Knowledge for Adapting to the Health Effects of Climate Change (IK-ADAPT)
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: In previous years, research questions were identified together with community research partners that are relevant and important to the community. This project consists of 3 complimentary research objectives. Taken together, these questions contribute to an understanding of the role Inuit traditional knowledge plays in adaptation to the health impacts of climate change. 1. Food Security, Climat...

CANPLAY: Child Pedometer Study: ISR Project Number 252
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 y...

NWTIS and CFIS Data Study
Principal Investigator: Denning, Bryany
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: Research Objective(s): - To determine contributing factors to child maltreatment substantiation and out-of-home placement, among adult functioning, child functioning and poverty, in the 2003 Canadian Incidents Study (CIS) study; - To compare these findings with the current information captured in the Child and Family Services Information System (CFIS) database, and determine whether enough in...

Pregnancy stories across the generations
Principal Investigator: Dawson, Leslie C
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The purpose of this research project is to: - Illuminate local factors impacting pregnancy and maternal health that may then be later addressed through community based participatory research; - Promote biocultural approaches to Aboriginal maternal health and wellbeing that incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing and traditional knowledge; - Elucidate factors impacting pregnancy and maternal heal...

TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK) - Consumer Survey
Principal Investigator: Scott, Shannon D
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: Findings from the needs assessment will be used to inform partnership activities through TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK), such as collaboration with relevant community or parent organizations. Potential research projects related to family needs in the emergency department (ED) setting stemming from the needs assessment will be directed to Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC)...

Social and political perceptions of environmental resources extraction projects in the Sahtu Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Perombelon, Brice B.P
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The principal researcher wishes to study the environmental impacts of resources extraction projects (present and future) on the community members. The hope is to do this through a survey of their perceptions of environmental problems caused by resources extraction projects (gas & oil) and see whether they think that these projects will create more problems of environmental degradation (for example...

Exclusive Breast Feeding for all Tlicho Mothers in the First 6 Months
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1) to conduct a retrospective chart audit to provide epidemiological data on the breast feeding rate of Tlicho women; 2) to conduct semi structured interviews with Tlicho mothers and elders to provide culturally specific data on the determinants of breast feeding; and 3) informed from the data in objectives 1 and 2, create a health promotion video to en...

Health Systems Performance in Circumpolar Regions: Can Regional Comparisons Support Policy and Stimulate Improvement?
Principal Investigator: Chatwood, Susan
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: This thesis aims to explore the mechanisms that influence health system performance through a stewardship lens that provides insight as to how ministries, affiliated health sectors and regions not only carry out performance measures, but also hold accountability and make improvements. Understandings around the performance of health systems in circumpolar regions will be addressed through a case...

Evaluation of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system used in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Kuhn, Karen
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2012 2011
Summary: The overall aim of this research project is to conduct an evaluation of the HealthNet Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementation in the NWT to assess the impact on patient care and resource utilization as well as gather lessons learned that may be used to inform other clinical systems implementations. Since the research protocol and ethics applications were approved, the Department of Health...