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Public communication about pandemic influenza : a critical public health ethics analysis / by Laena Maunula.
The purpose of this research was two-fold: two-fold: firstly, to critically analyze, using a critical public health ethics perspective, public communication directed toward the population of Ontario regarding a future ...
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. ...
Study of the social factors contributing to youth smoking in an Inuit community / by Michelle, Doucette.
Inuit people in the Canadian Arctic have the highest rates of tobacco use of any population in Canada. On average, 70% of Inuit people use tobacco (Godel, 2006; Health Canada, 2005b; Ritchie & Reading 2003). This study ...
Parent perceptions of safe hockey and their child's participation in physical activity / by Alyshia Landry
Background: Ice hockey, a very popular sport in Canada, is enjoyed by the young and old alike. However, like any other sport, participating in hockey exposes players to the possibility of injury. The majority of injuries ...
Feel the Power Feel Fit Girls program : a formative evaluation / by Alison Lorraine Massey.
This research study set out to formatively evaluate a physical activity program directed at female adolescents. The program, Feel the Power Feel Fit Girls (FTPFFG) is run by Hamilton Public Health Services and funded by ...
Predictors of workplace absenteeism and duration of employment in cancer care workers / by Amanda Carosi.
Workplace absenteeism and duration of employment are growing concerns among health care organizations, in terms of high costs, lost productivity, and job turnover. The aim of this study was to identify sociodemographic and ...
Systematic review, evaluating the evidence of an association between exposure to swine or poultry in agricultural settings and human infection with zoonotic influenza viruses / by Carol Styles
[Systematic review of research in influenza and human infection with zoonotic influenza viruses.]
Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about HIV/AIDS among males and females aged 15 to 49 in Cameroon, Africa / by Emmanuel Ngwakongnwi.
Levels of knowledge about AIDS are widely believed to be high in Cameroon, a country with low prevalence rates compared to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, not much effort has been made to evaluate these ...
Survey of Public Health Agency of Canada (Ontario region) employees on their knowledge and attitudes towards the "population health approach" / by Bryanna Scott.
This study develops and advances an understanding of a population health approach by surveying employees at the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) (Ontario Region). It was expected that the research would provide valuable ...
Terror management and pandemic influenza : social perception and response / by Jeffrey W. Sole.
Terror management theory provides a framework for investigating social responses likely to occur in the event of an influenza pandemic. The study predicted that where the threat of death from a pandemic was made salient ...