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Avian influenza the current state of affairs : the public health perspective in Canada
In light of Canada’s need to deal with respiratory infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, Avian Influenza and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), public health departments across the country have been challenged ...
Report on Expose Your Toes
This paper summarizes the activity involved in a major public health care project - the development of the website: www.exposevourtoes.ca. The purpose of exposeyourtoes.ca is to advise interested individuals on the safe ...
Bad medicine : a critique of health care discourse on Aboriginal populations in Canada
For many years, voices from Aboriginal populations living in Canada have called attention to the fact that significant challenges exist to their pursuit of good health and well-being. Unsurprisingly, perhaps, this trend ...
Situational analysis of the social and political factors that influence disease prevention and health promotion among new immigrants to Canada and to Manitoba specifically
Immigration is ingrained in the fabric of Canada; it is part of Canada’s political, social and economic profile, and immigrants and their diverse contributions have shaped the land. In the past century, technology, ...
Influence of the combination of alcohol and benzodiazepines on driving
Although the increased risk associated with driving under the influence of alcohol or benzodiazepines on their own has been recognized, several variables make their combined effects difficult to study. As a result, the ...
Best practices in HIV/AIDS programming for non-governmental organizations [research project]
HIV/AIDS is the most devastating illness of modem day. There were thirty-three million people living with HIV/AIDS in 2007, and there were two million AIDS deaths. In his hook. Race Against Time, Stephen Lewis explains ...
Social determinants of health & community engagement : developing a framework for public health
Discussion includes Canada and Northeastern Ontario.
Systematic literature search on health promotion strategies for adults with intellectual disabilities
Intellectual disability (ID) is not a disease itself, rather it is a condition that is characterized by significant limitations in both intellectual functioning and adaptation in conceptual and practical skills (van ...
Teacher perceived barriers to implementing regular daily physical activity in Simcoe County elementary schools
Background: Teachers in Ontario are expected to implement 20 minutes of daily physical activity (DPA) into their daily programming, due to the Ministry of Health Promotion guidelines adapted in 2006. This study examined ...