Publications from the Health Studies Department aim to increase understanding of health and wellness and the changing health needs of society. Research includes health policy, gerontology, bioethics, and health measurement and statistics.

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Submissions from 2023

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Are sub-Saharan African national food and agriculture policies nutrition-sensitive? A case study of Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, and South Africa, Roshaany Asirvatham

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History of International Aid, Obidimma Ezezika, Kashif Fatima, Umayangga Yogalingam, Mona Jarrah, and Suzanne Sicchia

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An Introduction to the Sustainable Developmental Goals through the lens of Dewroze, Obidimma Ezezika, Kishif Fatima, Umayangga Yogalingam, Mona Jarrah, and Suzanne Sicchia

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An Introduction to the Sustainable Developmental Goals through the lens of Dewroze, Obidimma Ezezika, Kishif Fatima, Umayangga Yogalingam, Mona Jarrah, and Suzanne Sicchia

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What are the barriers and facilitators to community handwashing with water and soap? A systematic review., obidimma ezezika, Jennifer Heng, Kishif Fatima, Ayman Mohamed, and Kathryn Barrett

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Exploring quality improvement for diabetes care in First Nations communities in Canada: a multiple case study., Meghan Fournie, Shannon L. Sibbald, and Stewart B. Harris

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Interdisciplinary Pedagogy through Problem-Based Learning: A Case Study in Global Health Education, Mona Jarrah, Bethlehem Girmay, and obidimma ezezika

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Family physicians' responses to personal protective equipment shortages in four regions in Canada: a qualitative study., Maria Mathews, Dana Ryan, Lindsay Hedden, Julia Lukewich, Emily Gard Marshall, Shabnam Asghari, Amanda Lee Terry, Richard Buote, Leslie Meredith, Lauren Moritz, Sarah Spencer, Judith B. Brown, Erin Christian, Thomas R. Freeman, Paul S. Gill, Shannon L. Sibbald, and Eric Wong

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Ethics and Epidemiology Workshop Report: Towards Ethics-Informed Epidemiology and Epidemiology-Informed Ethics, Zoe Ritchie, Brendan T. Smith PhD, and Maxwell J. Smith PhD

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Comparing Individual Versus Team Decision-Making Using Simulated Exercises in a Master of Public Health Program, Shannon L. Sibbald, Nicole Campbell, Cecilia Flores-Sandoval, and Mark Speechley

Submissions from 2022

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Implementation of Insecticide-Treated Malaria Bed Nets in Tanzania: A Systematic Review., Obidimma Ezezika, Yasmine El-Bakri, Abitha Nadarajah, and Kathryn Barrett

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Examining the barriers, facilitators and attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccine and public health measures for black communities in Canada: a qualitative study protocol., Obidimma Ezezika, Bethelehem Girmay, Toluwalope Adedugbe, Isaac Jonas, Yanaminah Thullah, and Chris Thompson

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Development and Implementation of a Reflective Writing Assignment for Undergraduate Students in a Large Public Health Biology Course, Obidimma Ezezika and Nancy Johnston

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What are the barriers and facilitators to polio vaccination and eradication programs? A systematic review., Obidimma ezezika, Meron Mengistu, Eric Opoku, Aiman Farheen, Anuradha Chauhan, and Kathryn Barrett

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The impact of funding models on the integration of registered nurses in primary health care teams: protocol for a multi-phase mixed-methods study in Canada., Maria Mathews, Sarah Spencer, Lindsay Hedden, Julia Lukewich, Marie-Eve Poitras, Emily Gard Marshall, Judith Belle Brown, Shannon Sibbald, and Alison A Norful

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Examining Bourdieu’s Concepts of Capital, Habitus, and Field in Women’s Health Research in Nigeria: A Feminist Perspective, Mary Ndu

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The experiences and challenges of community health volunteers as agents for behaviour change programming in Africa: a scoping review, Mary Ndu, Ellena Andoniou, Sorcha McNally, Francisco Olea Popelka, Marisa Tippet, and Elysee Nouvet

Submissions from 2021

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Do women empowerment indicators predict receipt of quality antenatal care in Cameroon? Evidence from a nationwide survey, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Kwamena Sekyi Dickson, Kenneth Setorwu Adde, and Obidimma Ezezika

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A case analysis of partnered research on palliative care for refugees in Jordan and Rwanda, Sonya de Laat, Olive Wahoush, Rania Jaber, Wejdan Khater, Emmanuel Musoni, Ibraheem Abu Siam, Lisa Schwartz, Matthew Hunt, Lynda Redwood-Campbell, Laurie Elit, Elysée Nouvet, Rachel Yantzi, Kevin Bezanson, Carrie Bernard, Takhliq Amir, Ani Chénier, Gautham Krishnaraj, and Corinne SchusterWallace

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Barriers and Facilitators to the Implementation of Large‑Scale Nutrition Interventions in Africa: A Scoping Review, Obidimma Ezezika, Jenny Gong, Hajara Abdirahman, and Daniel Sellen

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Implementation of the Meningitis Vaccine Project in Africa: lessons for vaccine implementation programs., Obidimma Ezezika, Meron Mengistu, and Thomas Lear

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Barriers and facilitators to implementation of oral rehydration therapy in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review., Obidimma Ezezika, Apira Ragunathan, Yasmine El-Bakri, and Kathryn Barrett

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Barriers and facilitators to implementation of oral rehydration therapy in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review., Obidimma Ezezika, Apira Ragunathan, Yasmine El-Bakri, and Kathryn Barrett

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Scaling Social Franchises: Lessons Learned from Farm Shop, Kevin McKague, Farouk Jiwa, Karim Harji, and Obidimma Ezezika

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Priority setting during the COVID-19 pandemic: going beyond vaccines, Iestyn Williams and Elysee Nouvet