Latest Posts Study: Land-based Practice for Indigenous Health and Wellness in the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut

This study describes some of the many health benefits and positive outcomes that can come from spending more time out on the land, especially in supporting youth resilience and wellness in response to high rates of suicide in Canada’s north. This research found that Land-based practice is a highly effective way of supporting Indigenous youth […]

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Latest Projects Health System Performance Measurement in a Circumpolar Context: Selecting Performance Indicators for Maternity Care

Research lead: Rebecca Rich MSc graduate Institute for Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health University of Toronto Elder Research Advisor: Besha Blondin, Northwest Territories. A scoping review of the international academic and grey literatures generated a working list of indicators. Fourteen circumpolar maternity care experts then participated in a two-round modified […]

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Research Rounds Research Rounds

ICHR hosts Research Rounds on a variety of northern health topics. Providing an opportunity for speakers and attendees to share and collaborate on health research, programming and approaches in the north, these forums feature a casual, short presentation followed by a roundtable group discussion/Q&A, or networking time at the end. We welcome talks on any topic […]

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