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Quality control in perinatal education is imperative, with the purpose to deliver a high quality and appropriate healthcare service to the family in the perinatal period. The purpose of this study was to develop valid standards for perinatal education in South Africa. To reach this goal, the...
Contributions and challenges of cross-national comparative research in migration, ethnicity and health: insights from a preliminary study of maternal health in Germany, Canada and the UKDownload
Background: Public health researchers are increasingly encouraged to establish international collaborations and to undertake cross-national comparative studies. To-date relatively few such studies have addressed migration, ethnicity and health, but their number is growing. While it is clear that...
Health promotion is the process of enabling persons, families, neighbourhoods, communities, sectors, and societies to take action around the development and implementation of health determinants.The goal is to put health determinants in the control of individuals through programming that enhances...
Factors influencing the adolescent pregnancy rate in the Greater Giyani Municipality, Limpopo Province - South AfricaDownload
A quantitative, descriptive and explorative survey was conducted to determine factors that influence adolescent pregnancy rate among teenage girls (n = 147) attending four high schools in the Greater Giyani Municipality in South Africa. Data was collected using a validated questionnaire which had...
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...
In this paper, we argue for the concurrent and comparative use of genograms and ecomaps in family caregiving research. A genogram is graphic portrayal of the composition and structure of one’s family and an ecomap is a graphic portrayal of a person or family’s social relationships. Although...
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...