Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Aboriginal Doulas for Aboriginal Women: An Action Plan for Bringing Traditional Birthing Support Practices Back into the Hands of Women: Final Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
MacKinnon Williams
Description
Summarizes learnings from earlier pilot project, discusses models for introducing/integrating practitioners into maternity care in a variety of settings, and makes recommendations about steps needed to develop an effective province-wide network.
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Aboriginal Health and Thoughts About Milk

Articles » General
Author/Creator
John Mitchell
Ferry Grunseit
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 3, no. 4, December 1979, pp. 53-59
Description
Emphasizes the benefits of breast feeding of infants and proper hygiene which has worsened under European influences.
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The Aboriginal Maternal Infant Care Story

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Deanna Stuart-Butler
Renae Kirkham
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 34, no. 6, September 2010, pp. 9-11
Description
Looks at two Aboriginal health care workers who contributed to the improvement of health services for pregnant women and infant care in Aboriginal communities.
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Aboriginal Maternity Care Resourcebook

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Len Kelly
Irwin Antone
Natalie St. Pierre-Hansen
Description
Edited compilation of peer-reviewed research material about cross-cultural women's care.
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The Aboriginal Maternity Service Tamworth

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Betty Nichols
June Hurley
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 23, no. 4, July/August 1999, pp. 24-28
Description
Article profiles a service which operates for women within a 100 km radius of the community in New South Wales, Australia.
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Aboriginal Mental Health Awareness: An Overview - Part Six Signs and Times

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 17, no. 5, September/October 1993, pp. 13-19
Description
Looks at important symptoms for common mental health problems at different ages. The first groups deals with behaviours or problems with normal behaviour and the second group deals with behaviours that are abnormal.
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Aboriginal Midwifery: A Model For Change

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Amber D. Skye
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 6, no. 1, Traditional Medicine, January 2010, pp. 28-37
Description
Discusses the development of Aboriginal birthing centres that combine traditional medical practices with contemporary medical services and how this model could be applied to other health care services for Aboriginal communities.
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Aboriginal Midwifery Education Program

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Midwifery Education Program: Aboriginal Envelope
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Manitoba Health
Description
Describes the background and goals, activities, resources, key learnings, approved contribution and contact information for the AMEP.
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Aboriginal Roundtable on Sexual and Reproductive Health: In Preparation for the Five Year Review of the International Conference on Population and Development (CAIRO+5): February 21-22, 1999

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Madeleine Dion Stout
Gregory D. Kipling
Description
Front-line workers identified general and specific issues, developed a framework for action and outlined strategic directions to guide future interventions and actions.
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Aboriginal Women and HIV/AIDS Needs Assessment

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Native Women's Association of Canada
Description
Reports on a survey conducted to test the theory that Aboriginal women lack both awareness and information on HIV/AIDS.
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Aboriginal Women's Access and Acceptance of Reproductive Health Care

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lynn Morgan
Joey Lynn Wabie
Pimatisiwin, vol. 10, no. 3, Winter, 2012, pp. 313-325
Description
Promotes the need for culturally sensitive cervical cancer screening programs for Aboriginal women, based on programs available in Canada and the United States.
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Adapting a Model of Response to Child Abuse to the Conditions in the Circumpolar North

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lene Mosegaard Søbjerg
Alice Fredsgaard Thams
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 75, Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion in the Circumpolar North, 2016, p. article no. 32713
Description
Reports on changes to a child abuse centre in Greenland which has abandoned the one-door model in favor of becoming a knowledge centre with a travelling team of specialists.
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Adolescent Mothers: A Challenge for First Nations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ruth Montgomery-Andersen
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 63, Supplement 2, 2004, pp. 274-279
Description
A mentoring program, which had success in African American and Latino communities, could have some value in the Greenlandic setting.
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Adverse Birth Outcomes and Infant Mortality According to Registered First Nations Status and First Nations Community Residence across Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Gabriel D. Shapiro
Amanda J. Sheppard
Tracey Bushnik
Michael S. Kramer
Angela Mashford-Pringle ... [et al.]
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 109, no. 5-6, December 2018, pp. 692-699
Description
Used data from the 2006 Canadian Birth-Census Cohort for 13,506 pregnant First Nations women; found disparities in birth outcomes for those women living on compared to off reserve, and between those with status compared to those without.
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Agnes Fox and Maria Sinclair Interviews

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Agnes Fox
Maria Sinclair
Mary Mountain
Iris Baker
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes stories about the power of the medicine man and the abilities to foretell the future. It also includes information regarding traditional attitudes toward education, marriage and lifestyle.
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AIDS And Safe Sex

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Lesley Goulburn
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 4, December 1986, pp. 34-35
Description
Brief article advises readers on condom use in order to reduce the spread of AIDS.
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AIDS/HIV and Hepatitis C Among Natives, an Adapted Training

Alternate Title
HIV-AIDS and Hepatitis C Among Natives, an Adapted Training
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC)
Description
Provides general information including screening, prevention and treatment options as well as links to community and institutional organizations, quizzes and questionnaires.
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AIDS: The New Smallpox among Native Americans

Alternate Title
AIDS: The New Smallpox Among Native Americans
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Irene S. Vernon
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 14, no. 1, Spring, 1999, pp. 235-249
Description
Advocates the prevention of AIDS and argues that it is becoming a pandemic in Native communities.
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Alaska Native Adolescent Views on Cervical Cancer, the Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Genital Warts and the Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine

Alternate Title
Views on Cervical Cancer, HPV and the HPV Vaccine in Alaska
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Melissa Kemberling
Kyla Hagan
Jessica Leston
Sassa Kitka
Ellen Provost
Thomas Hennessy
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 70, no. 3, 2011, pp. 245-253
Description
Study's objective was to evaluate knowledge levels, attitudes and perceptions of female adolescents aged 11 to 18. Sample consisted of 79 individuals from 4 communities.
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Alaska Native and Rural Youth Views of Sexual Health: A Focus Group Project on Sexually Transmitted Diseases, HIV/AIDS, and Unplanned Pregnancy

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jessica D. Leston
Cornelia M. Jessen
and Brenna C. Simons
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, vol. 19, no. 1, Special Issue: Reproductive health programs for youth, 2012, pp. 1-14
Description
Looks at knowledge, attitudes and beliefs on sexual health and presents 7 major themes critical for future interventions.
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Alaska Native Epidemiology Center

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Epidemiology Center
Description
Website links to health data, programs, projects, resources, and publications.
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Alaska Native Parental Attitudes on Cervical Cancer, HPV and the HPV Vaccine

Alternate Title
Parental Attitudes on the HPV Vaccine
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Melissa Toffolon-Weiss
Kyla Hagan
Jessica Leston

Lynn Peterson
Ellen Provost
Tom Hennessy
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 67, no. 4, 2008, pp. 363-373
Description
Found that the majority of parents would be interested in having their daughters vaccinated.
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Alcohol and the Unborn Baby

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Madeleine Smith
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 7, no. 2, June 1983, pp. 3-4
Description
Discusses the problems incurred by mothers who consume alcohol during pregnancy.
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Alcohol-Related Birth Effects and Aboriginal Peoples: Prevention, Identification and Intervention Services

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Caroline L. Tait
Description
Discusses the challenges faced by Aboriginal peoples on the issue of substance abuse by pregnant women and alcohol-related birth effects. The article also looks at ways to improve and better coordinate prevention and intervention services that address the effects of alcohol and tobacco exposure on the fetus and on young children.
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Alcohol Use and Adolescent Pregnancy

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ramona Allard-Hendren
MCN: The American Journal of Maternal /Child Nursing, vol. 25, no. 3, May/June 2000, pp. 159-162
Description
Discussion of alcohol and contraceptive use among teenagers and strategies for prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS).
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