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2015-16 First Nations Regional Health Survey

Alternate Title
Phase 3 First Nations Regional Health Survey
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Information Governance & Data Projects
Union of Nova Scotia Indians
Description
Presents results for adults, youth and children. Under each there are sections dealing with demographics, indicators and predictors of personal health and wellness, health care, and community health and wellness. Version 2.0.
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Bronchitis and Its Associated Risk Factors in First Nations Children

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Chandima P. Karunanayake
Donna C. Rennie
Vivian R. Ramsden
Mark Fenton
Shelley Kirychuk
Children, vol. 4, no. 12, 2017, pp. [1]-10
Description
Discusses the relationship between bronchitis and environmental factors that increase the likelihood of contracting the illness amongst Indigenous populations.
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Case 6: The Healthy Foods North Nutrition and Lifestyle Program: A Community- and Evidence-Based Intervention Program among Inuit and Inuvialuit Communities in Arctic Canada

Alternate Title
Population Health Intervention Research Casebook
Working with Communities and the Private Sector in the Canadian Arctic
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Sangita Sharma
Erin Mead
Joel Gittelsohn
Lindsay Beck
Cindy Roache
Description
Program combined store-based and community-based activities which promoted healthy eating and physical exercise. Describes project and outcomes, and discusses implications for research, policy and practice. Chapter from Population Health Intervention Research Casebook. Scroll to p. 36.
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The Challenges of Delivering Continuing Care in First Nation Communities: Report of the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
MaryAnn Mihychuk
Cathy McLeod
Rachel Blaney
William Amos
Mike Bossio … [et al.]
Description
Discusses main barriers that seniors and those with chronic illness face in accessing services and facilities and the need for programs and practices which are adapted to First Nations culture and values. Committee conducted eight public hearings, heard 48 witnesses, and were presented five briefs. "42nd Parliament, 1st Session"
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Changes to Health, Access to Health Services, and the Ability to Meet Financial Obligations among Indigenous People with Long-term Conditions or Disabilities Since the Start of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Alternate Title
StatCan COVID-19: Data to Insights for a Better Canada
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Tara Hahmann
StatCan COVID-19
Description
Data from crowd-sourcing initiative with 600 participants conducted between June 23 to July 6, 2020.
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Chronic Diseases in the Métis Nation of Ontario

Alternate Title
Chronic Disease Surveillance Program. Métis Nation of Ontario
Knowledge Translation Report on Chronic Diseases
Knowledge Translation Reports (Métis Nation of Ontario)
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Métis Nation of Ontario
Description
Study focuses on cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.
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Decolonizing Diabetes

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Roger Stephen Pilon
Monique Benoit
Marion Maar
Sheila Cote
Fern Assinewe
Gloria Daybutch
International Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 14, no. 2, Growing Roots of Indigenous Wellbeing, October 31, 2019, pp. 252-275
Description
Researchers use a decolonizing approach in this study; interview 22 people with Type 2 Diabetes in a First Nations community in Northern Ontario to explore the impact of colonization on the lived experience and perceptions about developing type 2 diabetes for Indigenous Peoples. Findings indicate a need for culturally appropriated diabetes care for Indigenous people.
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Developing an Indigenous goal-setting tool: Counting Coup

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Iitáa Dáakuash
Alma McCormick
Shannen Keene
John Hallett
Suzanne Held
Turtle Island Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 1, no. 1, Heartwork, October 12, 2020, pp. 49-57
Description
Article describes “Counting Coup” a culturally appropriate goal-setting tool that is rooted in Indigenous methods, knowledges, and paradigms of relationality and accountability.
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Disability Services and Carer [sic] Program Gaps in Central Australian Indigenous Communities

Alternate Title
Disability Services and Career Program Gaps in Central Australian Indigenous Communities
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Craig Ashley Eibeck
ab-Original, vol. 1, no. 1, 2017, pp. 99-132
Description
Report summarized research conducted on the gaps in disability and career program services provided to Indigenous Australians. Questionnaires were administered to each of 10 program managers, gaps were noted in transportation, housing, outreach services, residential respite, and career support, as well as for assessment, treatment, counseling, and case management.
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Emerging LTSS Issues in Indian Country: Caregiver Training in Indian Country

Alternate Title
Emerging Long Term Services and Support in Indian Country: Caregiver Training in Indian Country
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Kaufman & Associates
Description
Includes literature review focused on need for and benefits of training and assessment of existing programs, recommendations, and a profile of an innovative program.
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Getting Started - 1

Alternate Title
Capital Plan - 3B
Community Needs Assessment - 2
First Nations and Inuit Home and Community Care Planning Resource Kit
Preparation Activities - 4
Service Delivery Plan - 3A
Training Plan - 3C
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Health Canada Medical Services Branch
Description
"Provides an overview of the initial start up activities in planning and developing a Home and Community Care Program." Related material: Community Needs Assessment - 2. Service Delivery Plan - 3A. Capital Plan - 3B
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Hauora: Màori Standards of Health IV: A Study of the Years 2000-2005

Alternate Title
Hauora: Māori Standards of Health III: A Study of the Years 1970-1991
Hauora: Maori Standards of Health: A Study of the Years 1970-1984
Maori Standards of Health: A Study of the 20 Year Period 1955-75
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Papaarangi Reid
Bridget Robson
Donna Cormack
Fiona Cram
Gordon Purdie ... [et al.]
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Improving the Management of Chronic Conditions of Indigenous Australians through Indigenous Research

Alternate Title
National Rural Health Conference ; 9th, 2007
Standing Up for Rural Health: Learning from the Past - Action for the Future
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Glenn Giles
Merridy Malin
Peter Harvey
Description
Looks at a project to have Aboriginal Health Services and Aboriginal patients work together in the management of long-term illnesses such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
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Indigenous Voices on Measuring and Valuing Health States

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Esther Willing
Sarah-Jane Paine
Emma Wyeth

Braden Te Ao
Rhema Vaithianathan
Papaarangi Reid
AlterNative, vol. 16, no. 1, March 2020, pp. 3-9
Description
Qualitative scoping study which explores lived experience of Māori participants caring for family members through illness; explores the values and worldviews that most measures of health and well-being in settler societies and asks what Indigenous measures of health might look like.
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Living Stories through a Sweet Grass Porcupine Quill Box Methodology: An Innovation in Chronic Kidney Disease

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mary Smith; Carol McDonald
Anne Bruce
Jacquie Green
International Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 14, no. 2, Growing Roots of Indigenous Wellbeing, October 2019, pp. 276-292
Description
Author discusses their own experience as a kidney donor and with supporting family and community members with Chronic Kidney Disease, and how the experiences helped to shape their feelings about relational research.
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Main Findings of the 2015 RHS

Alternate Title
Main Findings of the 2015 Regional Health Survey [Quebec]
Quebec First Nations Regional Health Survey
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission
Description
Summary of results from Quebec portion of the Phase 3 First Nations Regional Health Survey.
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Multimorbidity Prevalence in Canada: A Comparison of Northern Territories with Provinces, 2013/14

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
C. Andrew Basham
Mohammad Ehsanul Karim
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 78, no. 1, 2019
Description
Article examines Canadian Community Health Survey data from 2013/14 to determine if there is a disparity in multimorbidity prevalence between the provinces and the territories. No significant difference was found.
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Policy Recommendations for Native Elders: Prepared for the National Congress of American Indians 2005 Mid-year Conference

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Rick Ludtke
Leander McDonald
Description
Brief discussion of recommendations from five policy papers generated from the Identifying Our Needs: A Survey of Elders about disease prevention efforts, chronic disease management programs, availability of home/community-based long term care services, and availability of health care and other services.
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Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Chronic Bronchitis in First Nations People

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Punam Pahwa
Chandima P. Karunanayake
Donna C. Rennie
Joshua A. Lawson
Vivian R. Ramsden ... [et al.]
BMC Pulmonary Medicine, vol. 17, 2017, pp. [1]-10
Description
A study on the determinants that impact the prevalence of chronic bronchitis among Indigenous people compared to the rest of the Canadian population.
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Prevalence and Determinants of Asthma Among Aboriginal Adolescents in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Chandima P. Karunanayake
Khalid Amin
Sylvia Abonyi
James A. Dosman
Punam Pahwa
Journal of Asthma, vol. 57, no. 1, 2020, pp. 40-46
Description
Compares the prevalence of lifetime diagnosis of asthma in Indigenous youth compared to the rest of the Canadian population and the various socio-economic factors involved.
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Prevalence of Chronic Disease Among American Indian and Alaska Native Elders

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Patricia Moulton
Leander McDonald
Kyle Muus
Alana Knudson
Mary Wakefield
Richard Ludtke
Description
Analysis of data from 9,403 participants in the "Identifying Our Needs: A Survey of Elders". Statistics for demographics, incidence of individual diseases and prevalence in conjunction with factors of rurality, gender and age.
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Primary Care Intervention to Address Cardiovascular Disease Medication Health Literacy among Indigenous Peoples: Canadian Results of a Pre-Post-Design Study

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Janet Smylie
Kristen O’Brien
Chloé G. Xavier
Marcia Anderson
Constance McKnight ...[et al.]
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 109, no. 1, February 2018, pp. 117-127
Description
Study works with 47 Indigenous clients of the De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre (DAHC) in Ontario who are at risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Each client received three educational sessions delivered by an Indigenous nurse, the clients’ health literacy was assessed prior to and following the education session and found to be greatly improved by their attendance.
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Reconciling Inuit Elders' Long-Term Care Needs

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
C Mark Macneill
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 40, no. 1, 2020, pp. 63-74
Description

Looks at the lack of adequate health care for the Inuit elderly within their own communities and Canada's Inuit aging policies. 

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Relocating to a New or Pre-existing Social Housing Unit: Significant Health Improvements for Inuit Adults in Nunavik and Nunavut

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mylène Riva
Christopher Fletcher
Philippe Dufresne
Karine Perreault
Gina Muckle ... [et al.]
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 111, no. 1, February 2020, pp. 21-30
Description
Study collected baseline data and follow-up data on 102 participants 1-6 months before and 15–18 months after rehousing. Results: majority of participants reported lowered levels of psychological distress, lowered levels of daily stress, and lowered levels of asthmatic symptoms.
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Respiratory Disease in the Métis Nation of Ontario: Lay Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Julie Klein-Geltink
Saba Khan
Paul Cascagnette
Andrea Gershon
Teresa To .. [et al.]
Description
Reports statistics on prevalence of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, frequency of lung cancer, health services received, and all-cause mortality. Sources: Métis Nation of Ontario Citizenship Registry, Ontario Health Insurance Plan, Discharge Abstract Database, National Ambulatory Care Reporting System, and Ontario Cancer Registry.
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Service Needs and Perspectives of Hidden Homeless First Nations People in Prince Albert

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Evelyn Peters
Vince Robillard
Description
Reports findings from interviews with five groups: male youth age 15-19 years; female youth group 15-19; adult males age 20 years and over living without their dependent children; adult females age 20 years and over living without their dependent children; and individuals living with their dependent children. Interviews took place between June 13, 2005 and September 16, 2005, with 143 individuals participating.
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Solution Model for Enhancing the Experiences of Urban First Nations and Métis Patients Accessing and Navigating the Health System for Inflammatory Arthritis Care

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Cheryl Barnabe
Jean Miller
Sylvia Teare
Casey Eaglespeaker
Brenda Rolan ... [et al.]
International Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 10, no. 2, June 18, 2019
Description
Researchers work with Indigenous patients to record and examine their experience of seeking and receiving care for inflammatory arthritis in an urban Alberta community; make recommendations for improving patient care and patient experience.
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Somatic Health in the Indigenous Sami Population: A Systematic Review

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Christina Storm Mienna
Per Axelsson
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 78, no. 1, 2019
Description
First systematic review of somatic health among Indigenous Sami; results indicate that the incidence of many diseases are similar to those for non-Sami peoples, and that there is a need for longitudinal studies.
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Sources of Stress among Midwest American Indian Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jessica H. L. Elm
Melissa L. Walls
Benjamin D. Aronson
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, vol. 26, no. 1, 2019, pp. 33-62
Description
Report uses an inductive/deductive analytical approach to analyze focus group transcripts from five tribal communities; constructs a Continuum of American Indian Stressor Model from categorization of nineteen stressor categories within four domains. Also identified poverty, genocide, and colonization as fundamental causes of contemporary stress and health outcomes and notes that stressors are generally experienced as chronic.
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Suffering like a Broken Toy: Social, Psychological, and Cultural Impacts for Urban American Indians with Chronic Pain

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Elise AG Duwe
International Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 14, no. 2, Growing Roots of Indigenous Wellbeing, October 31, 2019, pp. 150-186
Description
Qualitative study with mixed methods design; uses in-depth surveys of forty self-identified American Indians living with chronic pain. Paper explores the experience of the participants and the factors of resiliency from which they draw strength.
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Te Ohonga Ake: The Health for Māori Children and Young People with Chronic Conditions and Disabilities in New Zealand

Alternate Title
Te Ohonga Ake: The Health for Māori Children and Young People with Chronic Conditions and Disabilities in New Zealand: Series Two
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Gabrielle McDonald
Judith Adams
Anne Reddington
Glenda Oben
Jean Simpson ... [et al.]
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