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Nursing Global Health Studies (GHS): Kenya

Project Information
Description: 
As part of the Migrant Health stream of the GHS area of study within the Masters of Science (Applied) in Nursing, a partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been developed with the McGill School of Nursing. Students carry out a research project and clinical placement in collaboration with the IOM Nairobi, for one semester in their final year of the program. Current projects include "Access to Perinatal/Early Childhood Health Care for Urban Migrants in Nairobi".
Project Date: 
2009-01-01 - 2018-12-31
Type of Project: 
Educational
Research Area: 
Health Research
Sub-Research Area: 
Other
Other Sub-Research Area: 
Public Health
Funding Source: 
Other

Location

Kenya

McGill University Project Leader Information

Project Leader: 

Anita J Gagnon

Primary Position

Faculty: 
Faculty of Medicine
Department: 
School of Nursing
Institute: 
McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
Position/Appointment: 
Associate Professor
Research Interests: 
Her research interests include the reproductive health of forced migrant women; maternal, child and perinatal health; health services research; public health; epidemiology; and evidence-based practice (both clinical and policy). She is Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on several grants related to the reproductive health of migrant women and has presented and published in several venues.
Biography: 

Dr. Anita Gagnon is an Associate Professor at McGill University in the Ingram School of Nursing and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Nurse Scientist at the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is a professional nurse with a Master's degree in Public Health (MPH) and a doctoral degree in Epidemiology.

Dr. Gagnon is currently: co-leader of Reproductive Outcomes And Migration (ROAM), an international research collaboration; and co-chair of the McGill Ingram School of Nursing's Global Health Committee.

BScN (Catholic University of America), MPH (Johns Hopkins University), PhD (McGill University)

Selected Publications: 

To view Dr. Gagnon's publications, visit the Ingram School of Nursing's Research/Publications page.

Role: 
Principal Investigator

Non-McGill Partners

Partner: 

Wilbert Shihaji

Country: 
Kenya
University/Organization: 
International Organization for Migration, Migration Health Department, Nairobi