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Anti-Malarial Strategies Among Vulnerable Populations: exploring bed net underutilization among internally displaced persons and novel adjunctive therapies for cerebral malariaDownload
Background: Despite declining incidence globally, malaria morbidity and mortality remain elevated among internally displaced persons (IDPs) and children under five, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Malaria prevention and treatment efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are...
Clinical impact of submicroscopic malaria on delivery outcomes and the role of VAR2CSA antibodies in pregnant women from ColombiaDownload
Malaria caused by the genus Plasmodium (P.) is one of the oldest and most important parasitic infections globally. Pregnant women are at an increased risk for malaria, where the disease poses a significant risk to both maternal and child health. Better diagnosis of malaria can have an immediate...
Pandemics pose a unique set of health risks and ethical concerns. Increased global mobility, coupled with the fast moving nature of pandemics, ensures that these infectious diseases pose a serious health threat to all persons, regardless of geographical location. Some societies, however, are...
From constellations to autoprohibition: everything you wanted to know about Adorno's ethics (but were afraid to ask Zizek)Download
This project is centered on two primary concerns. First, to reformulate Adorno’s notion of ethical subjectivity in a way that allows for a clearer articulation of his normative position, and second, to make it more relevant to our contemporary social context and advances in social theory. My...
Geographic Information Systems as Communication Tools: Environmental Assessment and the Health Impacts of Natural Resource Developments on Circumpolar Indigenous PeoplesDownload
Introduction. The industrialization of circumpolar regions confronts a legacy of disproportionate bio-physical, socio-economic, heritage, and health impacts borne by indigenous populations. As natural resource development continues to accelerate in the north, concerns about impacts to the health...
Rowe, David A., Tudor-Locke, Catrine, Hatano, Yoshiro, Schmidt, Michael D., Gardner, Andrew W., Croteau, Karen A., Ewald, Ben, Craig, Cora L., Rogers, Laura Q., Lutes, Lesley D., Bell, Rhonda C., Aoyagi, Yukitoshi, Ramirez-Marrero, Farah A., Tully, Mark A., Matsudo, Sandra M., Blair, Steven N., De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse
Older adults and special populations (living with disability and/or chronic illness that may limit mobility and/or physical endurance) can benefit from practicing a more physically active lifestyle, typically by increasing ambulatory activity. Step counting devices (accelerometers and pedometers)...
In recent years, narratives about various embellished and imaginary risks of vaccination have come under criticism because of their implications for the widespread acceptance of vaccines. Criticisms of these narratives often accompany assumptions that all mainstream health professionals accept,...
Public Health Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication to Family Physicians in Canada: A Phenomenological ExplorationDownload
Family physicians are a cornerstone of the Canadian public health and health care systems. During times of public health crisis, the role of the family physician as both recipient and translator of complex and rapidly-evolving health information is emphasized. How family physicians actually...
Objective: Little is known about the determinants of addictive disorders within the rapidly growing urban Aboriginal population in Canada. The objectives of this dissertation were to examine whether racial discrimination, Aboriginal enculturation, and Canadian acculturation were associated with...