Anisnabe Kekendazone Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research

1 Stewart Street, Room 319
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
Telephone: 1 613 562 5393
Fax: 1 613 562 5392

NEAHR Centres

Alberta Network, Edmonton
Their research has evolved in a responsive manner through collaborative community partnerships and research requests. Three research themes have evolved from community requests that will guide and enhance the work of the Alberta Network over the next three years: traditional knowledge and ethics; northern community environmental health; and community access to health services.
Telephone: 780-492-1827

Anisnawbe Kekendazone, Ottawa
Initial health research priorities at the Ottawa facility are: perinatal health; youth at risk and resilience; and knowledge translation, i.e., communicating health research knowledge to aboriginal communities in a way that is readily understood. For more information about the types of projects please visit the website.
Telephone: 613-562-5393

Atlantic Aboriginal Health Research Program, Halifax
The Atlantic region-wide program fosters community-generated indigenous research in three broad areas: prevention research, such as reducing smoking and alcohol consumption; mental health and addictions research; and enhancing the understanding of health determinants, such as, housing conditions, income, and cultural and spiritual factors.
Telephone: 902-494-2117

Kloshe Tillicum (NEAHR BCWA), Vancouver
The Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research British Columbia Western Arctic focuses on four key themes (1) Indigenous Knowledge including traditional medicine, (2) Complex interactions - determining the health of populations, (3) Infectious disease, and (4) Aboriginal research ethics.

Centre for Aboriginal Health Research, Winnipeg
Primary research themes addressed by this NEAHR Centre include: population health; health services; child health and development; and ethical issues in aboriginal health research.
Telephone: 204-789-3250

Indigenous Health Research Development Program, U of Toronto, McMaster
Research themes guiding IHRDP include: prevention and control of chronic diseases; mental health of women and children; and culture, health and healing.
Telephone: Toronto, 416-978-0298
Ohsweken, 519-445-0023 ext. 236

Indigenous Peoples' Health Research Centre, Regina
A collaboration between the University of Regina, First Nations University of Canada, and the University of Saskatchewan, with broad support from various health boards and Aboriginal health organizations, IPHRC is supported by CIHR-IAPH and the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF). Funding provided to IPHRC is primarily focussed on building capacity in health research among Aboriginal people through trainee support, and promoting research into areas of Aboriginal health: 1) Chronic diseases, nutrition and life style, 2) Indigenous healing: addiction (included FAS), mental health, and the judicial system; 3) health delivery and control (includes ethics, community development and governance; and 4) prevention and environmental health.
Telephone: 306-337-2461

Nasivvik Centre for Inuit Health and Changing Environments, Quebec City
The Nasivvik Centre (Université Laval NEAHR) is investigating the complex interactions which determine the health of populations in the theme areas of food, water, and traditional and natural medicines and remedies while actively engaging Inuit and other students and community individuals in the four Inuit regions of the Canadian North: Nunatsiavut, Nunavik, Nunavut and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.
Telephone: 705-748-1011 ext.7242

National Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research
NAMHR developed in December 2001 as a partnership between Aboriginal communities and academic researchers. It is a network of researchers from across Canada with extensive experience in Aboriginal health and related areas. The priority of the Network is to develop research capacity. To that end, the emphasis is on networking and training for existing researchers and conducting a series of pilot projects that provide a basis to seek funding for larger scale projects from other sources including regular CIHR competitions, federal and provincial programs and Aboriginal organizations.
Telephone: 514-340-8222 ext. 5244

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