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Knowledge, attitudes and barriers toward breast and cervical cancer screening of French and Aboriginal women in Timmins, Ontario / by Michelle Haavaldsrud.
"The primary objectives of the study were to explore Aboriginal women's current cervical health practices and cervical cancer screening (CCS) utilization, to identify Aboriginal women's knowledge and risk associated with ...
Impact of the Ontario Works program on the quality of life of Aboriginal people living on reserve in Northern Ontario / by Janis Yahn.
An important goal for many First Nations communities is to increase the economic health and development of their community by assisting community members to become employable through education and training programs as well ...
Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of breastfeeding women in Krong, Kep municipality, Cambodia / by Hilary M. Wren.
South-Eastern Asia has the highest levels of undernourishment among children in Asia. Cambodia remains one of the least developed and poorest countries in this region; the probability of a child dying before age five is ...
The Incidence of invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease in Northwestern Ontario
Prior to the late 1980s, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) was the most common cause of meningitis, epiglottitis, and other invasive bacterial infections in young children. The introduction of the conjugate Hib vaccines ...
An Assessment of adherence to treating tobacco use and dependence clinical practice guidelines in First Nations primary health care settings in Northwestern Ontario
The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which tobacco clinical practice guidelines are followed by nurses within 22 primary health care settings in First Nations communities in Northwestern Ontario and to ...
Through gendered lenses : exploring rural seniors' use of photovoice to document health barriers and supports in Northwestern Ontario
In recent years the popularity of visual research methods such as photovoice has steadily increased (Dennis et al., 2009). The knowledge that "images evoke deeper elements of human consciousness than do words" (Harper, ...
Assertive community treatment in the District of Timiskaming and the city of Timmins : a longitudinal study of client outcomes
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a community based program designed to treat persons with serious mental illness by offering treatment and supports in a community setting rather than a hospital. Previous studies of ...
Expression of integrin and toll-like receptors in cervical cancer (in vivo and ex vivo study)
Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women world-wide. Although persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is considered the most important causative agent of cervical cancer, the mechanisms toward ...
Nursing knowledge and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus : implications for community health nursing in First Nations communities [research project] / by Cheryl A. Chisholm.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has emerged as a serious nosocomial and community-associated pathogen in aboriginal people in Canada (Canadian Pediatric Society, 2005). A recent survey with First Nations ...
Evaluating a toolkit to assist rural communities in developing end of life care [research project] / by Hilary Mettam.
Study location : Emo, Northwestern Ontario.