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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- 3Salami, Bukola
- 2Alaazi, Dominic
- 2Ayalew, Tesfaye
- 2Nsaliwa, Christina
- 2Vallianatos, Helen
- 2Yohani, Sophie
- 2African immigrant communities
- 2Child health
- 2Child wellbeing
- 2Mental health
- 1Canadian Muslims
- 1Community-based participatory study
Summary of Proceedings: In collaboration with partners and individuals from the African immigrant community, the Health and Immigration Policies and Practices (HiPP) Research Unit at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, convened a meeting of diverse stakeholders to deliberate on...
Interrogating the Impact of Recent Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program on Temporary Foreign Workers in AlbertaDownload
Following a peak in the number of migrants admitted to Canada via its Temporary Foreign Worker Program, the program underwent significant changes in 2014 and 2015 that will undoubtedly affect the lives of temporary foreign workers in Canada. These changes include a limitation on the length of...
Parenting practices are known predictors of child health and social outcomes. Yet very little is known about the parenting practices of African immigrants in Canada and their impact on child health and wellbeing, including mental health. This dearth of knowledge exists despite widespread...
There are currently one million Muslims living in Canada with the majority being immigrants with diverse ethnic and linguistic traditions. Although more Canadian Muslims are entering older age, there is still limited research evidence and policy focused on older Muslims’ lived experiences and...