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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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,...
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,...
While credentialing issues for IENs relocating to Canada have been studied, little is known about the experiences of their transition into Canadian healthcare systems. Alberta Health Services (AHS) recently undertook recruitment drives in Australia, India, the UK and the Philippines, thus...