Nadine R. Caron

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Reducing HIV risk, increasing access to treatment and promoting resilience in Indigenous communities in Canada and globally

2016/17-2020/21 • $5,020,967 • PI,Other
Extreme HIV vulnerability of neglected, hard-to-reach Indigenous people, both here and in sub-Saharan Africa is an immediate global concern. My research will develop and test transformative health programs to make sure that Indigenous people in Canada and Northern Uganda connect with HIV...

Silent Genomes: Reducing health care disparities and improving diagnostic success for children with genetic diseases from Indigenous populations.

2017/18-2020/21 • $2,326,797 • PI,CO
Indigenous populations face unique health challenges, inequities, and barriers to healthcare in Canada and around the world. As such, they typically have poorer health outcomes than do non-Indigenous groups. While genomics (the study of the complete set of human genes) has advanced health care...

A systems approach for enhancing perinatal care regionalization

2016/17-2020/21 • $1,173,989 • PI,Other
Canadians benefit from an excellent perinatal health care system. However, some problems persist as evidenced by disparities in illness and death among mothers and babies, and unfavourable international comparisons. Thus, rates of serious illness/death among mothers and babies vary significantly...

Indigenous Mentorship Network of the Pacific Northwest

2017/18-2020/21 • $1,000,000 • PI,CO,Other
Employing a Two-Eyed Seeing approach, the goal of the proposed Indigenous Mentorship Network of the Pacific Northwest (IMN-PN) is to create and maintain an "action-learning circle" of traditional and innovative supports for Indigenous Mentees, thus increasing the number, competitiveness and...

The Cedar Project: Providing culturally-safe, strengths-based case management for the delivery of optimal hepatitis C care and treatment among Indigenous people who use drugs in Vancouver and Prince George, British Columbia

2016/17-2019/20 • $1,127,636 • PI,CO,Other
This proposed study builds upon the previous successes of the Cedar Project - a prospective cohort study involving young Indigenous people who use drugs in Vancouver and Prince George, BC - to focus specifically on the feasibility and effectiveness of delivering direct acting antiviral (DAA) HCV...

BC Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research

2018/19 • $74,964 • PI,CO,Other
The proposed BC NEIHR Development Project will engage key Indigenous Elders, Knowledge Holders, leaders, knowledge users and researchers in relationships and activities to support the preparation of a full BC NEIHR grant proposal. The main objectives of this development project are to: 1. With...

Canadian HIV Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study - Prioritizing the Health Needs of Positive Aboriginal Women (CHIWOS PAW)

2014/15-2017/18 • $412,500 • PI,CO,Other
In Canada, Aboriginal women are overrepresented in the HIV epidemic. Almost 50% of HIV positive test reports among Aboriginal people are in women in contrast to 20% for non-Aboriginal women. We assume that unequal access and use of HIV, traditional, community-based and primary health care and...

Aboriginal Health Research Networks (AHRNets) for Aboriginal Knowledge and Ways of Knowing.

2014/15-2016/17 • $600,000 • PI,CO
The AHRNets-AKWK is a national 'network of networks' in Aboriginal health research that meaningfully engages knowledge holders, practitioners, researchers, trainees and knowledge brokers collaborating to advance health research that foregrounds Aboriginal knowledge and ways of knowing in all...

The Cedar Project: Exploring vulnerabilities to HIV, HCV, and STIs among young Aboriginal people who use drugs in urban and rural settings

2012/13-2015/16 • $2,177,150 • PI,CO,Other
Reasons for increased vulnerability to HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) among young Aboriginal people who use illicit drugs are not understood well and most information is limited to urban centres such as Vancouver's downtown eastside. First Nations leadership and Aboriginal HIV/AIDS service...

Safety and conventional sharp devices: A survey of nurses and physicians in BC

2014/15-2015/16 • $215,808 • PI,CO
Health care professionals are at risk of becoming infected with diseases that are transferred through blood as a consequence of the work they do. For the protection of our healthcare workers, occupational regulations in Canada have been improved to address the risk of infection arising from a...

Western Indigenous Health Research Mentorship Network

2015/16 • $25,000 • PI,CO,Other
The vision of Western Indigenous Mentorship Network (WIMN) members is future cohorts of highly successful First Nations, Inuit and Metis researchers pursuing transformative health research that contributes to the wellness of Indigenous individuals, communities and nations. The goal of the...

Taking Action: Canadian Indigenous Research Network Against Cancer

2015/16 • $12,000 • PI,CO
Canadian Indigenous Network Against Cancer is an action orientated newly formed research network intent on developing a comprehensive cancer research network program for Canada's indigenous peoples. As a new and evolving network, CIRNAC is building pathways to expand the network by engaging and...

CIHR Network Environments for Aboriginal Health Research

2013/14 • $1,000,000 • PI,CO
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Improving Cancer Care Services Access and Co-ordination for Aboriginal Peoples

2013/14 • $25,000 • PI
The purpose of the proposed gathering is to create a public forum for sharing perspectives on what it means to have cancer care services that are culturally safe, and to host a planning meeting to gather a research team and develop a community-based intervention research agenda on improving the...

CIHR Network Environments for Aboriginal Health Research

2010/11-2012/13 • $9,297,961 • PI,CO
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An integrated strategy for policy-relevant process-outcome evaluation in a regional trauma system

2010/11-2012/13 • $450,000 • PI,CO,Other
We propose to devise a comprehensive strategy for continuous improvement of trauma care system that addresses substantial gaps in the availability of information regarding processes and outcomes of trauma care in British Columbia. Specifically, we will determine the informational needs of...

"network environment for aboriginal health research in BC and the western arctic" (NEAHR-BCWA)

2010/11 • $308,334 • PI,CO
The ultimate goal of the "Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research in BC and the Western Arctic" is to improve health for all Aboriginal people. The Network will create a gathering place for researchers and communities to focus on health issues specific to Indigenous people. The...