6 record(s) found with the tag "prenatal health" (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 ...


Improving Indigenous Maternal and Infant Health in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Sharma, Sangita
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: Indigenous women living in Canada’s North may face challenges during pregnancy, childbirth, and after delivery. Complications can arise from limited access to healthcare services. In this project, communities and the research team will work together to develop a program to improve the health of Indigenous mothers and babies through: 1) Learning about maternal and infant health practices and exp...


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...


Monitoring Temporal Trends of Human Environmental Contaminants in the NWT and Nunavut
Principal Investigator: Beveridge, Christopher
Licensed Year(s): 2006 2005
Summary: The overall goal of this program is to establish a time trend of specific environmental contaminants in human blood and hair. A baseline study was completed in the Inuvik region in 1999–2000. A follow-up assessment to this baseline study will be undertaken this year to observe human exposure to specific contaminants across a representative cross-section of moderately and highly exposed regions (In...


Inuvik Regional Human Contaminants Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: MacNeil, Chuck
Licensed Year(s): 2000 1999 1998
Summary: The Inuvik Regional Human Contaminants Monitoring Program has finished sampling maternal scalp hair for methyl mercury analysis, and checking maternal and umbilical cord blood for certain organochlorines and metals. The communications phase is now beginning. As of March 2000 participants will have the option to review their medical health records and obtain their personal results. The compiled res...


Baseline Data Study for the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program
Principal Investigator: De Roose, Elsie C.
Licensed Year(s): 1998
Summary: Information will be gathered by conducting postnatal interviews with women in communities without a Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) or or similar prenatal nutrition program. Interviews will be done by a trained interviewer, hired from the community under contract with Health Canada. The interviewer hired will have a health background where possible. The interviews will be done face to fa...


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