3rd Annual Indigenous Health & Well-being Initiative Summer School

2014/01/15

The Inter-disciplinary Initiative (IDI) on Indigenous Health and Well-being at Western University (London, Ontario), is pleased to announce the...

Children as Citizens: The Child Welfare System and Indigenous Peoples

2014/04/02

Presented by the Indigenous Peoples' Health Research Centre (IPHRC) & the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public...

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University of Regina

University of Saskatchewan

First Nations University of Canada

Welcome to IPHRC

The Indigenous Peoples' Health Research Centre (IPHRC) is a partnership between the University of Regina, First Nations University of Canada and the University of Saskatchewan, with broad support from various health boards and Aboriginal health organizations. We are supported by the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples' Health (IAPH), an Institute of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Funding provided to IPHRC is primarily focused on building capacity in health research among Aboriginal people, communities and institutions through trainee support, and promoting research into areas of Aboriginal health.

About IPHRC

Our Focus

  • Indigenous identity, place and connectivity, and cultural/linguistic continuity, as they relate to health
  • Mental health and addictions
  • Complex interactions of factors
  • Chronic disease

The principles that inform our research are community-based and interdisciplinary. Policy, knowledge translation and social determinants of health transcend all four focus areas and are a required aspect of all of our research.

Beadwork courtesy Isabelle Impey and the Gabriel Dumont Institute
Beadwork courtesy Isabelle Impey and the Gabriel Dumont Institute,
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IPHRC Funded Study Examines Health and Dog Populations in First Nations Communities

2014/07/30

In 2008, Emily Jenkins became involved in a case where a child from a First Nations community in Saskatchewan developed a tapeworm in...

Pet Therapy Used to Help Heal those in Need of a Hug

2014/07/17

(Photo Credit: David Batstone)  Dogs are not only appreciated for the companionship they give to their owners, but for the...

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