Research articles on rural, northern and aboriginal health

  • Willox, A. C., Harper, S. L., Ford, J. D., Landman, K., Houle, K., & Edge, V. L. (2012). “From this place and of this place:” Climate change, sense of place, and health in Nunatsiavut, Canada. Social Science & Medicine, 75(3), 538-547. Link 1
  • Connor, J. T. H., Connor, J. J., Kidd, M. G., & Mathews, M. (2015). “Conceptualizing Health Care in Rural and Remote Pre-Confederation Newfoundland as Ecosystem”. Newfoundland and Labrador studies, 30(1). Link 2
  • Egeland, G. M., Faraj, N., & Osborne, G. (2010). “Cultural, socioeconomic, and health indicators among Inuit preschoolers: Nunavut Inuit child health survey, 2007–2008”. Rural Remote Health, 10(2), 1365. Link 3
  • Dyck, R., Osgood, N., Lin, T. H., Gao, A., & Stang, M. R. (2010). “Epidemiology of diabetes mellitus among First Nations and non-First Nations adults”. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 182(3), 249-256. Link 4
  • HOFFMAN-GOETZ, L. A. U. R. I. E., FRIEDMAN, D. B., & CLARKE, J. N. (2005). “HIV/AIDS risk factors as portrayed in mass media targeting First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples of Canada”. Journal of Health Communication, 10(2), 145-162. Link 5
  • Haman, F., Fontaine-Bisson, B., Batal, M., Imbeault, P., Blais, J. M., & Robidoux, M. A. (2010). “Obesity and type 2 diabetes in Northern Canada's remote First Nations communities: the dietary dilemma”. International Journal of Obesity, 34, S24-S31. Link 6
  • Van Rooy, G., Amadhila, E. M., Mufune, P., Swartz, L., Mannan, H., & MacLachlan, M. (2012). “Perceived barriers to accessing health services among people with disabilities in rural northern Namibia”. Disability & Society, 27(6), 761-775. Link 7
  • Richmond, C. A., & Ross, N. A. (2009). “The determinants of First Nation and Inuit health: A critical population health approach”. Health & Place, 15(2), 403-411. Link 8
  • Mendez, I., Jong, M., Keays-White, D., & Turner, G. (2013). “The use of remote presence for health care delivery in a northern Inuit community: A feasibility study”. International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 72 (21112). Link 9
  • Christensen, J. (2012). “They want a different life”: Rural northern settlement dynamics and pathways to homelessness in Yellowknife and Inuvik, Northwest Territories. The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe Canadien, 56(4), 419-438. Link 10
  • Maar, M. A., Lightfoot, N. E., Sutherland, M. E., Strasser, R. P., Wilson, K. J., Lidstone-Jones, C. M., Lesage, M. T., et al. (2011). “Thinking outside the box: Aboriginal people’s suggestions for conducting health studies with Aboriginal communities”. Public Health, 125(11), 747-753. Link 11
  • Bar-Zeev, S. J., Kruske, S. G., Barclay, L. M., Bar-Zeev, N. H., Carapetis, J. R., & Kildea, S. V. (2012). “Use of health services by remote dwelling Aboriginal infants in tropical northern Australia: a retrospective cohort study”. BMC Pediatrics, 12(1), 1. Link 12
  • Ford, J. D., Berrang-Ford, L., King, M., & Furgal, C. (2010). “Vulnerability of Aboriginal health systems in Canada to climate change”. Global Environmental Change, 20(4), 668-680. Link 13


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