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Erica Di Ruggiero
University of Toronto
Public healthNursingPopulation healthMedicineEnvironmental health
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#1Lonnie Embleton (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 11
#2Erica Di Ruggiero (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 10
Last. Paula Braitstein (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 22
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Street-connected young people (SCY) in Eldoret, Kenya, experience substantial gender inequities, economic marginalization and are highly vulnerable to acquiring HIV. This study sought to explain and explore how participation in a pilot-adapted evidence-based intervention, Stepping Stones and Creating Futures, integrated with matched savings, changed SCY's economic resources, livelihoods and gender equitable attitudes. We piloted our adapted intervention using a convergent mixed-methods design me...
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#1Michelle M. Amri (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 1
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Background: Globally, increasing attention has been paid to the concept of equity in the context of health, largely stemming from the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) beginning in the late 1970s with the Declaration of Alma-Ata (WHO, 1978) and more recently following the Commission on the Social Determinants of Health (CSDH, 2008) and their final report in 2008. Despite increasing attention to this issue, there is global ambiguity on the true definition of “health inequity”, “health i...
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#1Anya Archer (U of T: University of Toronto)
#2Isha Berry (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 1
Last. Erica Di Ruggiero (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 10
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INTRODUCTION: Continuing education (CE) can help public health professionals maintain and further develop their knowledge and skills to adapt to the changing public health landscape. This scoping review aims to identify the preferred modalities for delivering CE to public health professionals and to determine how equity has been incorporated into public health training. METHODS: Using the PRISMA extension for Scoping Reviews as a guide, we searched four databases for peer-reviewed primary resear...
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#1Anya Archer (U of T: University of Toronto)
#2Isha Berry (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 1
Last. Erica Di Ruggiero (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 10
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#1Jane Francis (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 3
#2Alison Mildon (U of T: University of Toronto)
Last. Deborah L O'Connor (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 31
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The Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) provides a variety of health and nutrition supports to vulnerable mothers and strongly promotes breastfeeding but does not have a formal framework for postnatal lactation support. Breastfeeding duration and exclusivity rates in Canada fall well below global recommendations, particularly among socially and economically vulnerable women. We aimed to explore CPNP participant experiences with breastfeeding and with a novel community lactation support prog...
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#1Calvin Ke (CUHK: The Chinese University of Hong Kong)H-Index: 4
#2Baiju R. Shah (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 34
Last. Juliana C.N. Chan (CUHK: The Chinese University of Hong Kong)H-Index: 81
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#1Eric Mykhalovskiy (York University)H-Index: 23
#2Katherine L. Frohlich (UdeM: Université de Montréal)H-Index: 24
Last. Leigha Comer (York University)H-Index: 2
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AbstractThis article is about a mode of scholarly practice we call critical social science with public health. The article responds to our dissatisfaction with established approaches to social scie...
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