Culturally Safe Epidemiology: Oxymoron or Scientific Imperative.

@article{Cameron2010CulturallySE,
  title={Culturally Safe Epidemiology: Oxymoron or Scientific Imperative.},
  author={Mary Cameron and Neil Andersson and Ian Mcdowell and Robert J. Ledogar},
  journal={Pimatisiwin},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={89-116}
}
Since the early 20th Century, epidemiological research has brought benefits and burdens to Aboriginal communities in Canada. Many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit continue to view Western research with distrust; quantitative methods are perceived as especially inconsistent with indigenous ways of knowing. There is increasing recognition, however, that rigorous epidemiological research can produce evidence that draws attention and resources to pressing health issues in Aboriginal communities. We… CONTINUE READING
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