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Examination of the stigma experiences and needs of individuals with serious mental illness
Study area : Northwestern Ontario.
Breast cancer in rural communities
This paper provides a review of the existing research on women’s experience of breast cancer in rural communities. It includes a total of 46 studies that used quantitative and qualitative research methods. In the review ...
Examination of youth tobacco cessation needs, demand and services within the City of Greater Sudbury
Tobacco use contributes to a significant amount of morbidity and mortality. Youth are interested in quitting smoking yet most often do not choose assisted cessation approaches which have been shown effective in the ...
Sexual transmission of hepatitis C virus
Globally, the prevalence of HCV is estimated by the World Health Organization (2003) to be 3% or approximately 170 million people and is anticipated to have a huge burden in future years on those infected as well as ...
Evaluation of the "Imagine ... a school without bullying" tool in the region of Waterloo : parent survey
Bullying behaviour and its adverse health consequences are a major problem in elementary schools in the Region of Waterloo. The purpose of this project was to gather baseline information on the frequency and context of ...
Physical activity experiences from the perspective of adolescent females in Northwestern Ontario communities
Purpose: To explore the experiences of female youth residing in rural Northwestern Ontario communities with physical activity and gain insight into ways to enhance opportunities for females to be physically ...
Review of children's mental health services for children aged 0 to 6 years old in Ontario
One in 5 children suffer from mental illness within Ontario, with little information known about the 0 to 6 year old population and service provision outcomes. This paper presents the definition and prevalence of mental ...
Satisfaction with a primary care-based diabetes management program
Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and affects approximately 7% of the population (Hupke, Camp, Chaufoumier, Langley, & Little, 2004; Piatt et al., 2006). It is an established fact that ...
Use of scenario planning in public health : a tool for anticipating alternative futures for strategic planning [research project]
The environment of public health is unpredictable and constantly changing (Venable, Li, Ginter , & Duncan, 1993). As such, the use of strategic management techniques, notably those that deal with the analysis of the ...
Nursing Practice Council : literature review, implementation, and evaluation plan
The purpose of this paper is to outline an implementation and evaluation plan for the establishment of a Nursing Practice Council (NPC) for the public health and registered nurses in a small rural health unit in southern ...