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- 7Vallianatos, Helen
- 3Nykiforuk, Candace I.J.
- 2Alaazi, Dominic
- 2Ayalew, Tesfaye
- 2Nsaliwa, Christina
- 2Salami, Bukola
- 2African immigrant communities
- 2Built environment
- 2Child health
- 2Child wellbeing
- 2Community-based participatory research
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- 3Nursing, Faculty of
- 3Nursing, Faculty of/Health Equity
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- 1Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, Department of
- 1Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, Department of/Journal Articles (Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science)
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...
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...
People's perceptions of local food environments influence their abilities to eat healthily. PhotoVoice participants from four communities in Alberta, Canada took pictures of barriers and opportunities for healthy eating and shared their stories in one-on-one semi-structured interviews. Using a...
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...
Creating Neighbourhood Groupings Based on Built Environment Features to Facilitate Health Promotion ActivitiesDownload
OBJECTIVES: Detailed assessments of the built environment often resist data reduction and summarization. This project sought to develop a method of reducing built environment data to an extent that they can be effectively communicated to researchers and community stakeholders. We aim to help in...
Over the last number of years there has been growing interest in the use of community-based participatory research (CBPR) for preventing and controlling complex public health problems. Photovoice is one of several qualitative methods utilized in CBPR, as it is a participatory method that has...
Cree women speak: Intergenerational perspectives on weight gain during pregnancy and weight loss after pregnancyDownload
Obesity is prevalent among the First Nations population in Canada, with serious associated health risks. Recent studies also indicate that a high percentage of First Nations women are overweight or obese at the start of their pregnancies, with a tendency to retain weight after their children are...