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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- 6Immigrant women
- 3Narrative systhesis
- 2Maternity-care experiences
- 1Atlas.ti software
Food choices and practices during pregnancy of immigrant women with high-risk pregnancies in Canada: a pilot studyDownload
Background Immigrant women may be regarded as a vulnerable population with respect to access and navigation of maternity care services. They may encounter difficulties when accessing culturally safe and appropriate maternity care, which may be further exacerbated by language difficulties and...
Difficulties can exist for immigrant women when accessing and navigating health and maternity care services. Our research question is what are the experiences of immigrant women in Canada accessing maternity care services? Focus will be placed on, a) accessibility and acceptability as...
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...
Immigrant women's experiences of postpartum depression in Canada: A protocol for systematic review using a narrative synthesis.Download
Background Literature documents that immigrant women in Canada have a higher prevalence of postpartum depression symptomatology than Canadian-born women. There exists a need to synthesize information on the contextual factors and social determinants of health that influence immigrant women’s...
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,...