6 record(s) found with the tag "maternity care" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Welcoming the “Sacred Spirit (Child): Connecting Indigenous and Western ‘ways of knowing’ to inform future policy partnerships to optimize maternal child health service delivery initiatives in remote
Principal Investigator: Thiessen, Kellie
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4496. This research study is being conducted to understand how maternity care programs and policies effect life-giving processes for individuals and communities in Northern Canadian regions. Firstly, the research team will study which maternity service delivery models are the best at supporting people to maintain health ...


Outcomes of Primary Maternity Care in Fort Smith, NT
Principal Investigator: Janssen, Patricia A
Licensed Year(s): 2017 2014 2013 2012
Summary: The objective is to compare the outcomes from the perinatal database at the Fort Smith midwifery service (2005-2012) to the outcomes of women using the midwifery services in Nunavik (2005-2012) and to women who transferred from Hay River to Yellowknife to deliver their babies. These outcomes include data pertaining to utilization of the maternity service by the women in the community, perinatal ou...


Performance Measurement in a Circumpolar Context: Developing indicators of health system responsiveness for maternity care
Principal Investigator: Rich, Rebecca
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: To develop a set of contextually appropriate health system performance indicators for maternity care in circumpolar regions. Specific attention will be placed on indicators that reflect the responsiveness of the health system to the needs of the population. This study will be conducted in two phases. First, a scoping review (broad literature review) of available performance/quality indicator...


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...


Determining the attitudes of women and maternity care providers toward birth: conflict, confusion, and concordance
Principal Investigator: Klein, Michael C
Licensed Year(s): 2006
Summary: , which was submitted in August 2006. The application has been distributed for consultation, concerns have been addressed, and the application was approved by the community organizations and received ethics approval. The licence was not issued at the time. The study will only be conducted now in 2008. The objective of this study is to determine the attitudes and beliefs of urban and rural mater...


A Family Centered Maternity Care Project
Principal Investigator: Paulette, Lesley
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Summary: Phase 1 - to provide to the membership of the Native Women's Association an overview of the current status of maternity care in the NWT, including a preliminary needs assessment based on interviews with native women elders and various health care providers. Areas for further research will be identified as well as proposals for subsequent initiatives to promote maternal and infant health and famil...


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