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Climate Justice: Protecting the Rights to Life and Health of Marginalized Rural Communities in Canada and NigeriaDownload
This study examines the negative impacts of climate change on the rights to life and health of marginalized communities by using as cases studies, rural Niger-Delta and Indigenous communities in oil producing areas of Nigeria and Canada. The case studies reveal that marginalization and inequality...
Concerns have been expressed about assessment results that report girls outscoring boys on standardized achievement testing in reading and writing and boys outscoring girls in mathematics and science. This study explored how Western Canadian rural farm boys understand and practice multiple...
Broadband technology has captured the attention of many stakeholders throughout the world and is recognized as a “nation building” infrastructure enabling the future economic prosperity and improved living standards for many communities. In 2005, the Alberta government completed a significant...
Few studies have focused on the care setting transitions that occur in the last year of life. A three part mixed-methods study was conducted to gain an understanding of the number and implications or impact of care setting transitions in the last year of life for rural Canadians. Provincial...
Objectives: The purpose of this review is to critically evaluate the available evidence from the published scientific literature on dementia care and service provision in rural and remote settings from the perspective of formal/paid caregiving, in order to assess the current state of knowledge,...
Many rural Alberta communities face critical issues of sustainability including rural-urban migration by youth and young adults. Drawing on research in Alberta, this thesis identifies the factors influencing rural-urban migration and discusses ways of empowering communities. A survey of youth...
Evolution of a Community-Based Participatory Approach in a Rural and Remote Dementia Care Research ProgramDownload
McBain, Lesley, Bracken, Joanne, Kirk, Andrew, O’Connell, Megan, Crossley, Margaret, Dal Bello-Haas, Vanina, Kosteniuk, Julie, D'Arcy, Carl, Forbes, Dorothy, Cammer, Allison, Stewart, Norma, Morgan, Debra
Abstract Background: Community–based participatory research (CBPR) approaches are valuable strategies for addressing complex health and social problems and powerful tools to support effective transformation of social and health policy to better meet the needs of diverse stakeholders. Objectives:...
Research Title: Experiences of midwives who are faced with newborns affected by birth asphyxia in rural birth settings, southern Ghana Authors: Ani-Amponsah, Mary*; Richter, Solina; Conroy, Sherrill - University of Alberta Background: Neonatal death rates in low and middle income...
Experiences of midwives who are faced with newborns affected by birth asphyxia in rural birth settings, southern GhanaDownload
Background: The increasing trend in global neonatal deaths over the past decade has engaged global, regional, and national communities in seeking sustainable approaches to improve neonatal health outcomes. The major causes of these deaths are preterm birth complications, intra-partum related...
Fitting a round peg into a square hole: Exploring issues, challenges, and strategies for solutions in rural home care settingsDownload
While home care has received much attention lately, little research to date has drawn on the experiences of rural multidisciplinary teams providing in-home care. Home care is typically studied in urban areas, with the tendency to expand urban practices to rural settings, often with problematic...