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Diabetes Rates Rising Amongst First Nations Girls in SK

A study by U of S researchers Dr. Roland Dyck and Nathaniel Osgood from the Indigenous People’s Health Research Centre (IPHRC) reveals that pre-adolescent and adolescent First Nations girls face higher rates of diabetes than other children in Saskatchewan. Using data gathered from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, Dyck and Osgood were able to track the rates of diabetes in both...
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IPHRC Researcher Colleen Dell Publishes New Work in Open Access Journal

Dr. Colleen Dell recently published an article in Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment, an open access academic journal. We asked Dr. Dell to share why this research, and publishing it in an open access journal, is so important. What is this article about? This article is about helping to ensure that as Canada moves forward with the development of a strategy to address...
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Research Inspires New Supports For Sexual Assault Survivors

Karen Wood, a Postdoctoral research fellow for the Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre (IPHRC), has seen how far reaching the impacts of community based research can be. Wood worked on a participatory action research project, funded by IPHRC, to determine whether or not the physical and psychological space and programming at Tamara’s House, a Saskatoon-based non-profit...
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IPHRC Student Featured in Rethinking Community Calendar

IPHRC Undergraduate student Hannah St. Denis-Katz’s research is featured in SEDE’s 2012-2013 “Rethinking Community” Calendar Project. Created by McGill’s Social Equity and Diversity Education Office, the calendar’s goal is to “feature research by faculty and students at McGill, paired with community-building efforts of groups and organizations at...
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