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Creating and Capitalizing on Opportunities to Reduce Poverty: The Process and Power of Integrated Knowledge TranslationDownload
This thesis describes the experiences of partners involved in integrated knowledge translation (iKT)—a poorly understood process wherein partners from diverse professional spheres (e.g. community, government, and academia) work together to ensure research generated is relevant for the context of...
Decision-making and evidence use during the process of prenatal record review in canada: A multiphase qualitative studyDownload
Background Prenatal records are potentially powerful tools for the translation of best-practice evidence into routine prenatal care. Although all jurisdictions in Canada use standardized prenatal records to guide care and provide data for health surveillance, their content related to risk factors...
Examining Associations of Community Food Environments with Individual Diet Quality and Body Weight Status of Canadian ChildrenDownload
Reducing the prevalence of unhealthy eating is an important challenge to address in order to reduce the burden of obesity and chronic disease. Approximately 1.6 million or one-third of Canadian children and youth are overweight or obese, and about 70% of children and youth consume less than five...
Exploring the Association between Parental Concern about Vaccine Safety and Incomplete Childhood Immunization: A Multivariate ModelDownload
High levels of immunization coverage are required to maintain control of infectious diseases that previously caused significant illness and death in Canada. However, childhood immunizations have been so successful that many Canadians have never seen the impact of these diseases, with some parents...
Canadian school jurisdictions have adopted health promotion policies and guidelines as part of a broader comprehensive strategy to address childhood obesity, but there is limited research that has investigated how these “naturally occurring” population level interventions have influenced changes...
Mental illnesses are highly prevalent in Canada and pose a significant personal, societal, and economic burden. In recent years, a relationship between diet and mental illness has emerged, highlighting diet as a potential public health target for the prevention of mental illness. This thesis...
Uganda has a predominantly young population, and there is a need for targeted HIV/AIDS prevention programming. Peer education is a health intervention style that has been used with appreciable success in adolescent groups, but some issues exist. We hypothesize that more can be done in the...
Mental health disorders are an issue of epidemic proportions, affecting children and adolescents worldwide. Recent studies have suggested a link between lifestyle behaviours of diet, physical activity, screen time, and sleep with mental health in adolescence. However, a combined lifestyle...