Healthcare for All! Access to Healthcare for Migrants with Precarious Status in the Parc-Extension Neighbourhood of Montreal, Quebec
Canada / Canadian Health Policy / Canadian Policy / Health Care / Migrant Health / Migrant Healthcare / Montreal

Healthcare for All! Access to Healthcare for Migrants with Precarious Status in the Parc-Extension Neighbourhood of Montreal, Quebec

Abstract: Cultural health psychology is a field which investigates health behaviours, and which seeks to link those behaviours to the social context in which they occur; globalisation, on the other hand, is a process which allows cultures to come into increased contact with one another. The process of globalisation has been accelerating at such a rapid pace that many wonder whether … Continue reading

Dietary Structure and Relative Health in Inuit Communities
Aboriginal Health / Canada / Canadian Inuit Health / Dietary Health / Dietary Health Care / Dietary Transition / inuit health

Dietary Structure and Relative Health in Inuit Communities

Abstract: Nutrition is an important contributor to an individual’s health. Over the past 50 years, there has been a considerable shift in the diet of indigenous communities, from one which is highly dependent on hunted and gathered food to one that is more reliant on commercial foods. This paper examines the so-called “dietary transition” and the manner in which it has … Continue reading

Bringing Birth Home: An Analysis of Inuit Birthing Practices and Policies
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Bringing Birth Home: An Analysis of Inuit Birthing Practices and Policies

Bringing Birth Home: An Analysis of Inuit Birthing Practices and Policies Talia Bronstein Inuit birthing practices changed dramatically following first contact with European colonialists in the 16th century. Since then, the Canadian government has played a large role in determining what birthing practices are or are not appropriate and available to Inuit communities. In turn, … Continue reading