Randy W. Littlechild

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Restoring the Healthy Family System in Indigenous Communities: A Collaborative Research Partnership in Alberta to Address the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes

2019/20-2020/21 • $1,012,500 • PI,CO,Other
Healthy families are the building blocks of Indigenous communities, and are pivotal to the well-being and survival of communities. They are the cornerstone through which infants and children develop, learn, grow, and flourish, and the basis for well-being for people across the lifespan. Our team...

Ohpikihew - S/he raises her/him: Determining priorities and readiness for a longitudinal birth cohort in a large Cree community

2017/18-2018/19 • $150,000 • PI,CO,Other
Many Indigenous communities suffer from more chronic diseases like diabetes than other communities in Alberta. Also, higher risk pregnancies are more common in Indigenous communities. We know that healthier pregnancies lead to babies that have a lower risk of getting diseases like diabetes when...

IDEATE (InDigEnous heAlTh Equity) Network for Primary Health Care and Policy Research in Alberta

2018/19 • $75,000 • PI,CO,Other
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) Calls to Action envision a roadmap for health service leaders in realizing health equity for Indigenous peoples. Complex systemic social inequities arising from the legacy of colonization results in deep disparities of health outcomes for...

Indigenous Network for Health Advancement

2018/19 • $74,975 • PI,CO,Other
To improve prevention initiatives and clinical management of chronic diseases among Indigenous peoples, specifically diabetes, it is important to understand the role of different influential factors. It becomes important to better understand the relationships between the impacts of reduced...

Transformation of Indigenous Primary Healthcare Delivery (FORGE AHEAD): Community-driven Innovations and Strategic Scale-up Toolkits

2013/14-2016/17 • $2,500,000 • PI,CO,Other
In Canada, significant disparities between the health status of Indigenous peoples and the general population exist, particularly for chronic diseases such as diabetes. There is a pressing need to shift the present episodic care focus common to most First Nations communities, to one that...

Strategic Planning to Support First Nations Communities Participating in the FORGE AHEAD Program

2013/14 • $24,997 • PI,CO,Other
The proposed planning activities, including a face-to-face meeting, will enhance existing partnerships as well as foster the development of new partnerships by bringing together members of a national steering committee that includes First Nations (FN) community representatives, academic...