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Exploring ways to overcome barriers to mammography uptake and retention among South Asian immigrant women
South Asians comprise one of the fastest growing immigrant groups in North America. Evidence indicates that South Asian (SA) immigrant women are vulnerable to low rates of breast cancer screening. Yet, there is a dearth ...
Preferences for gender of family physician among Canadian European-descent and South-Asian immigrant women
(Oxford University Press, 2002-04)
Objective. The aim of this study was to investigate expressed preferences for family physician (FP) gender among Canadian European-descent (CED) and Canadian South-Asian (CSA) immigrant women. Method. An ‘on-site’ survey ...
Popular health promotion strategies among Chinese and East Indian immigrant women
(Taylor & Francis, 2004)
Purpose: To advance understanding about the popular health promotion strategies and factors associated with the successful transfer and uptake of health messages among Chinese and Indian immigrant women. Methods: Eight ...
Women in clinical trials: a review of policy development and health equity in the Canadian context
(Biomed Central, 2019-04-15)
Health equity in pharmaceutical research is concerned with creating equal opportunities for men and women to partake in clinical trials. Equitable representation is imperative for determining the safety, effectiveness, and ...
"Why doesn't she seek help for partner abuse?" An exploratory study with South Asian immigrant women
This study explores why South Asian immigrant women with experiences of partner abuse delay seeking help from professionals. Three focus groups were conducted in Hindi language with South Asian immigrant women in Toronto. ...
Implementing successful intimate partner violence screening programs in health care settings: evidence generated from a realist-informed systematic review
We undertook a synthesis of existing studies to re-evaluate the evidence on program mechanisms of intimate partner violence (IPV) universal screening and disclosure within a health care context by addressing how, for whom, ...