Improving Indigenous Cultural Safety in Ontario's Cancer Screening Programs
In Ontario, Indigenous peoples are screened less for cancer compared to non-Indigenous peoples.
There is a need to develop screening program materials specific for Indigenous peoples (e.g., invitations and results).
to improve Indigenous peoples’ experience of cancer screening so as to reduce barriers to screening and ultimately, to reduce cancer-related morbidity and mortality
Jill Tinmouth (Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto, Cancer Care Ontario)
Healing Journey from Opioid Use
Many community-based suboxone programs identified many clients on low doses of suboxone for a longer period than anticipated. This project intends to better understand how programming and health services can support clients tapering off suboxone.
to improve programming to support clients in the successful completion of the suboxone program.
Ariel Root & Carla Duncan
(Sioux Lookout Local Education Group)
Indigenous Youth Futures Partnership
The Youth Futures Project is a research partnership between SLFNHA and Carleton University and also includes youth and community leaders in the Sioux Lookout region along with cultural, economic, family, health and social service organizations in the region.
The overall goal of the research partnership is to foster Indigenous youth resilience and to empower youth to prosper as leaders in their communities
(The Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research & Carleton University)
Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) is an approved antimicrobial liquid medication that is used to treat active dental cavities. It is non-invasive, and can be applied by a dentist or dental hygienist. SDF is simply applied to the cavity to kills the bacteria while hardening the softened (decayed area) of the baby tooth.
To determine the effectiveness of SDF treatment to stop cavities in young children’s teeth, preventing the need for drilling, filling, and general anesthesia.