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Sensory materials in child care : an assessment of illness risk / by Heidi J. Pitfield.
Objective. The objective of this study was to assess the risk of illness attributable to sensory use in licensed child care settings. Design. Four child care centres from one large corporation in the same health region ...
Knowledge and practices of women in rural Nkwerre, Nigeria, regarding cervical cancer and cervical cancer screening / by Cynthia Ihekwoaba.
The International Network of Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR, 2004) has identified cancer as a major health problem in Nigeria, as in most other African countries. Cervical cancer is the commonest cancer in the ...
Caregiving stress process : examining the influence of the nature of the care-recipient illness, stress-buffering variables, mediating factors, and caregiving transitions on caregiver health / by Mun H.V. Tran
"Providing care for an impaired older adult has been described as a stressful endeavour involving a pleathora of responsibilities that can place the caregiver at risk for negative psychological and physical health outcomes. ...
Situational analysis of the social and political factors that influence disease prevention and health promotion among new immigrants to Canada and to Manitoba specifically / by Meron Mahdere.
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, ...
Assessing the relative perspective of the regulation of kinesiologists among other health professionals / by Kerry Braniff.
Kinesiology as a profession is in a state of transition in the Province of Ontario, formerly a self governed profession it has recently been designated a regulated profession under the Regulated Health Professions Act ...
Report on Expose Your Toes / by Kathleen Kot.
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 ...
Enhanced TB surveillance efforts in British Columbia First Nation children : a framework for evaluation / by Shawna Buchholz.
Evaluation of programs and implications for public health for First Nations on-reserve children since discontinuation of Bacille-Calmette-Guerine (BCG) vaccine in 2003.
Breast and cervical cancer screening : knowledge, attitudes, and practices of Vietnamese Canadian women living in Toronto, Ontario / by Tue Tran Nghi Nguyen.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer, and cervical cancer is the second most common cancer, among Vietnamese women in North America. This ranking replicates the order of cancer prevalence among women residing in ...
Use of scenario planning in public health : a tool for anticipating alternative futures for strategic planning [research project] / by Chad Ikert.
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 ...
Sexual transmission of hepatitis C virus / by Diana Gowanlock.
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 ...