Indigenous Health

Tuesday 9.6.2015, Congress Hall Yrjö
Presenter Affiliation Presentation title / Download abstract
Sheppard Amanda The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada Disparities in infant mortality, stillbirth, and preterm birth among First Nations, Inuit, and Métis populations in Canada
Morton Ninomiya Melody Memorial University, Canada Visual graphics as a tool for communication and relationship building
Corriveau Andre GNWT Dept. of Health & Social Services, Canada Tell us what you need and we’ll build it together: Government-community partnerships for cancer prevention and support in the Northwest Territories
Ellsworth Leanna Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), Cananda Circumpolar Inuit Health Priorities: Best Health Practices and Research
Daerga Laila Umeå University, Sweden Reindeer-herding Sami experiences of seeking care in the mainstream society
Sinelnikova Elena Saint-Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University, Russian Federation Isonymy as an indicator of inbreeding in child populations of Yamal and Gyda tundras
Kelley Stacy Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, USA Behavioral Health Aides in Rural Alaska: Their Experience in Caring for Alaska Native Cancer Survivors
Lucas Michel Laval University, Canada Cannabis use in relation to obesity and insulin resistance in the Inuit population
Petrasek MacDonald Joanna McGill University, Canada The commercialization of country food and food security: The case of Greenland and what Nunavut can learn
Abonyi Sylvia University of Saskatchewan, Canada Body Mass Index of First Nations Children and Youth on First Entering Canadian Prairie Residential Schools – 1919 to 1953
Kostick Marylynne Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Subsistence, USA Regional Differences in Subsistence Practices and Exposure to Environmental Contaminants and Nutrients in Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta
Caughey Amy   Addressing childhood food insecurity in Nunavut: A life cycle approach to diabetes prevention
Chatwood Susan Institute for Circumpolar Health Research, Canada A research methodology for informing a dialogue on health systems improvements in circumpolar regions using indigenous knowledge
Gounder Prabhu Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA Disparities in Infectious Disease Hospitalizations among Alaska Native Persons compared to Non-Alaska Native Persons in Alaska, USA
Heikkilä Lydia University of Lapland, Sámi Research Culturally relevant social and health services in enhancing the sustainability of reindeer herding
Edmunds-Potvin Sharon Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, Canada  Health Research in Nunavut: An Inuit Governance Perspective
Sumarokov Yury A. The Arctic University of Norway, Norway Suicides in the indigenous and non-indigenous populations of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia