Analysis of Arctic Children and Youth Health Indicators – Future of Children and Youth of the Arctic Initiative, Report of the Health Programme.
The future of Children and Youth of the Arctic initiative was developed to promote sustainable development in northern regions and to improve the health and well being of children and youth in the arctic. The Initiative, which was undertaken by Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWWG) and endorsed by the eight Arctic Council member countries in September 1998, comprises two programs: health and networking. The health Programme promotes the health of Arctic Children and Youth; the Networking Programme engages and empowers Arctic Children and youth issues of sustainable development, culture and community
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Arctic Medical Research 1995; vol 54 (suppl. 1):
Proceedings from the Symposium on Family Health in Circumpolar Regions, Ilulissat Greenland - april 18-22 1994.
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Atuarfitsialak: Greenland's Cultural Compatibel Reform:
By: Tasha R. Wyatt, Inerisaavik - Institute of Arctic Education.
(Abbreviated title: Atuarfitsialak - Greenland's Reform
This case study is an investigation into Greenland’s initial implementation of a country-wide school reform. It analyzes the broader context and goals involved in the adoption of an externally developed model of pedagogy developed by U.S. researchers at the Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence (CREDE).
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Behind closed doors – The impact of Domestic Violence on Children
Published by: UNICEF, The body International & United Nations Secretary-General’s Study on Violence against children. This report examines some of the underlying causes of domestic violence and the impact on children of being exposed to violence in the home.
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Bullying among Greenlandic School-children: Development since 1994 and relations to health and health behaviour.
By: Christina Schnohr and Birgit Vollmer-Larsen Niclasen
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Changes since 1980 in body mass index and the prevalence of overweight among inschooling children in Nuuk, Greenland.
By: Christina Schnohr, Thorkild I. A. Sørensen & Birgit Vollmer-Larsen Niclasen
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