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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Optimizing Health Literacy and Community Engagement in Relation to Active Living with Edmonton’s Newcomer Young People and their FamiliesDownload
Canada is a multicultural country where immigration plays an important role in population growth and the country’s economy. Despite this, some newcomers such as those who hold refugee status, experience greater ill-health than the general population. Moreover, many immigrants and refugees (both...
Alberta is a popular Canadian destination for new immigrants, including childbearing families. Although evidence suggests that immigrant women can have difficulty utilizing maternity care services, researchers have little knowledge of how factors such as ethnic group, English-language skills,...