11 record(s) found with the tag "sexual health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Visual and Performance Art for HIV Prevention with Indigenous Youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research are to: 1. explore experiences and conceptualizations of social and structural contexts of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) vulnerability (e.g. stigma), and protective factors (e.g. empowerment), among Northern Indigenous youth; 2. build capacity and leadership in HIV prevention and research among Northern Indigenous youth; 3. evaluate the effect of arts-based ...

Exploring Social and Structural Contexts of HIV Vulnerability Among LGBTQ+ Youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The research team will establish an interdisciplinary team of lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth, adult and allied researchers to generate knowledge on social contexts of human immunodeficiency (HIV) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) vulnerability among LGBTQ+ youth in Northwest Territories (NWT). The research team aim to: 1) Explore the lived ...

Mapping social and structural contexts of HIV and STI vulnerability among LGBTQ+ youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The research team has launched the first community based research collaboration on social and structural drivers of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) among a neglected population in Canada’s North: lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and other sexually and gender diverse (LGBTQ+) youth in NWT. The objectives of this study are to: 1) Explore the lived exp...

F.O.X.Y. Participatory Action Research Project
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the F.O.X.Y. (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) participatory action research project for empowering young NWT women and facilitating dialogue about sexual health issues in the North. The F.O.X.Y. participatory action research project is a territorial-wide project that uses a grounded theory method and participatory action r...

Tlicho Natsedzi Nihtsi: Tlicho Healing Wind Project / Promoting Sexual Health
Principal Investigator: Martin, Jim L
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010 2008 2007
Summary: The overall goal of this research program is to reinforce the well-being of Tlîchô communities in a sustainable and culturally relevant way. Sexual health was a pressing health issue identified by Tlîchô communities and is the focus of the initial research program and will expand into a broader program to address related aspects of community well-being. The objectives of this program are to: -...

Understanding the Self-perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Positive, Empowered, and Safer Sexuality among Young Women in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licensed Year(s): 2008
Summary: The objective of this study is to understand the factors that either help or prevent young women in the NWT from experiencing positive, empowered and safer sexuality. This is a qualitative study, which means that the researcher will gather words instead of numbers about the perceptions, thoughts, and experiences of young women in the NWT. The researcher will interview women who want to parti...

The Diagnosis and Care of HIV Infection in Canadian Aboriginal Youth
Principal Investigator: Mill, Judy
Licensed Year(s): 2004
Summary: Aboriginal youth are being recruited to complete a survey about HIV testing and care. This project has been guided by an Advisory Committee that includes representatives from Aboriginal youth, and First Nations, MÚtis, and Inuit communities and is being...

Enhanced Surveillance of Canadian Street Youth
Principal Investigator: DeViller, Karen
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: Street youth are a priority for sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention programs, but reliable data on STD prevalence, trends, characteristics and behaviour of high-risk youth are scarce. Through data collection and analysis, this study, which is p...

Canadian Youth, Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Study
Principal Investigator: Doherty, Maryanne
Licensed Year(s): 2002 2001
Summary: The research team will interview students in Grades 7, 9 and 11 (generally ages 12, 14 and 16) from across Canada to examine the changes that occur in sexual health behaviors and attitudes at critical development stages in adolescence. Nationally, data will be collected from a sample of 1150 students in each of Grades 7, 9 and 11. This method will simulate a longitudinal study of sexual health, ...

AIDS Yellowknife Needs Assessment
Principal Investigator: Lamon, Martha
Licensed Year(s): 1995
Summary: The researcher will use quantitative research methods, utilizing a questionnaire that has been adapted from the Ontario First Nations AIDS and Healthy Lifestyle Survey (1993) with their permission. Using "quota sampling", the researcher plans to sample survey 60 women, youths and inmates and as many drug users as possible from Northern Addictions Services....