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UNB Students Take Hands-On Approach to Research and Policy in New Brunswick

Bethany Jones

Posted: October 28, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Population Research, Economics, Education, Health, Training



The end of 2021 is in sight, and as countries around the world begin to emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns, there is a universal air of uncertainty about the future. In New Brunswick, however, this uncertainty predated the pandemic. For the past few years, the province of New Brunswick has been struggling to address the problems of an aging population, the out-migration of its youth, a shrinking...

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Student Spotlight: Meet the VitalSignsNB Team

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: October 12, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Media, Training, Health



NB-IRDT’s recent VitalSignsNB project on vaccination delivery in New Brunswick has sparked a great deal of public interest – leading to radio interviews, newspaper articles, and conference proceedings on the results. VitalSignsNB is an important project at NB-IRDT, not only because of its timely and relevant focus but also because it allowed us to partner with the upcoming...

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VitalSignsNB: The Results Are In

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: October 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Media, Health



Vaccines have been dominating news outlets this year, with COVID-19 vaccination rates a topic of great interest and even greater concern. In New Brunswick, COVID vaccines are provided free of charge at pharmacies, joining the yearly flu shot as the only other vaccine pharmacists can provide to New Brunswickers at no personal cost to the recipients.   Pharmacist-administered COVID vaccines...

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New NB-IRDT Project: Profiling the Francophone Population in Greater Saint John

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: October 6, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Population Research



Every New Brunswickers has the right to receive healthcare in the official language of their choice. However, for Francophones living in majority Anglophone areas, practical challenges can make it difficult to access services in French. Communication barriers in healthcare are a serious issue that can negatively impact access to...

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