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The Health Equity Area of Excellence (AoE) provides leadership in the creation of a community of scholars within the Faculty of Nursing that foster discourse and inquiry to examine issues related to social determinants of health as conditions for social advantage/ disadvantage and systematic disparities in health.
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- 3Immigrant women
- 3Maternity-care experiences
- 2Maternity care
- 2Maternity services
- 2Narrative systhesis
"I have to do what I believe": Sudanese women's beliefs and resistance to hegemonic practices at home and during experiences of maternity care in Canada.Download
Background Evidence suggests that immigrant women having different ethnocultural backgrounds than those dominant in the host country have difficulty during their access to and reception of maternity care services, but little knowledge exists on how factors such as ethnic group and cultural...
The purpose of the current study was to explore the HIV testing behaviours of Canadian Aboriginal youth, who have an increased vulnerability to HIV infection. In our mixed method study, 28 Aboriginal youth participated in an in-depth, semi-structured interview and 413 youth from all ten provinces...
Canadians with dementia: Gender differences in use and availability of home- and community-based health services.Download
The purpose was to examine the use and availability of home and communitybased services by men and women with dementia using data from the 2003 Canadian Community Health Survey.Variables of interest were based on the Andersen and Newman model and included predisposing, enabling, need, and use of...
Comparison of maternity experiences of Canadian-born and recent and non-recent immigrant women: findings from the Canadian Maternity Experiences Survey.Download
Objective: To compare the maternity experiences of immigrant women (recent, ≤ 5 years in Canada; non-recent > 5 years) with those of Canadian-born women. Methods: This study was based on data from the Canadian Maternity Experiences Survey of the Public Health Agency of Canada. A stratified random...
Engaging First Nation and Inuit communities in asthma management and control: Assessing cultural appropriateness of educational resources.Download
Introduction: Asthma is a growing concern in First Nations and Inuit communities. As with many health indicators and outcomes, Aboriginal peoples living in remote areas experience greater disparities in respiratory health compared with non-Aboriginal Canadians. Therefore, it is critically...
Homelessness Coverage, Social Reality, and Media ownership: Comparing a National Newspaper with two Regional Newspapers in CanadaDownload
The media plays an important role in the discourse of homelessness. The purpose of this study was to compare how two Alberta newspapers (Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal) and one national newspaper(the Globe and Mail) covered homeless issues in terms of population, main themes, article type,...
Immigrant women's experiences of maternity-care services in Canada: a protocol for systematic review using a narrative synthesisDownload
Background: Canada’s diverse society and statutory commitment to multiculturalism means that the synthesis of knowledge related to the health care experiences of immigrants is essential to realize the health potential for future Canadians. Although concerns about the maternity experiences of...