Isaac LuginaahWestern Social Science

Presentations

137. Luginaah, I., Kangmennaang, J. Fallah, M., Dahn, B., Kateh, F., and Nyenswah, T. Timing and Utilization of Antenatal Care Services in Liberia: Understanding the Pre-Ebola Epidemic Context. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA, USA. March 29 – April 4, 2016.

136. Mason, S. A. and Luginaah, I. (2016). Biosolid facility siting and rural community development: where are we now? American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. International Conference. San Francisco, California, March 29 – April 2, 2016.

135. Atuoye, K. N. and Luginaah I. Food as a social determinant of mental health among household heads in the Upper West Region of Ghana. Canadian Association of Geographers, Ontario Division Annual Meeting, Carleton University, Ottawa, 23-24 October, 2015

134. Mason, S. A. and Luginaah, I. (2015). The political ecology of waste as a resource: urban biosolid processing in the rural landscape. Canadian Association of Geographers Ontario Division Annual Meeting. Ottawa, Ontario, October 23-24, 2015.

133. Braimah, J. and Luginaah, I. (2015). Prioritizing access over quality: Perceptions of households on the effets of latrines on water quality in Wa in the Upper West Region of Ghana. Canadian Association of Geographers Ontario Division Annual Meeting. Ottawa, Ontario, October 23-24, 2015.

132. Osei, L. and Luginaah, I. (2015). “We have to do galamsey or we also go to the South”: Employment strategy adopted by youth in the Upper East Region, Ghana. Canadian Association of Geographers Ontario Division Annual Meeting. Ottawa, Ontario, October 23-24, 2015.

131. Antabe, R. and Luginaah, I. (2015). Women’s decision making autonomy and use of postpartum family planning in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Evidence from the demographic and health survey. Canadian Association of Geographers Ontario Division Annual Meeting. Ottawa, Ontario, October 23-24, 2015.

130. Atuoye, K. N., Vercillo, S., Antabe R., Galaa, Z. S., Luginaah, I. Is Ghana’s Health Insurance Scheme threatened by a capitation policy? Science in the Developing World, University of Waterloo, 7-18 September, 2015

128. Luginaah, I. (2015). Circumcision status and time to first sex in Sub‐Saharan Africa: Evidence from six Demographic and Health Surveys. International Medical Geography Symposium. International Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia, July 6 – 10. 2015.

127. Mason, S. A. and Luginaah, I. (2015). Stewards of the land and custodians for future generations: debates surrounding biosolid waste processing in rural Ontario. International Medical Geography Symposium. International Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia, July 6 – 10. 2015.

126. Kuuire, V. Z., Kangmennaang, J., Atuoye, K. N., Vercillo, S., Boamah S., Antabe, R. Amoyaw, J. A., Luginaah, I. Timing and utilization of antenatal care services in Nigeria and Malawi. Health in Africa and the Post 2015 Millennium Development Agenda Symposium, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 20-22 May 2015

125. Atuoye, K. N., Kuuire Z. V., Kangmennaang, J., Amoyaw, J. A., Luginaah I. Access to and Utilization of Skilled Birth Attendants in the Context of MDG 5 in Sub-Saharan Africa. Health in Africa and the Post 2015 Millennium Development Agenda Symposium, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 20-22 May 2015

124. Kuuire, V. Z., Arku, G., Luginaah, I. (2015). Impact on remittance behaviour on immigrat housing ownderhship trajectories in Canada. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Chicago IL, USA, April 21-25, 2015.

123. Oiamo, T., Luginaah, I. (2015). Integrated environmental health impact assessment: a missed opportunity for the Detroit river international crossing study. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Chicago IL, USA, April 21-25, 2015.

122. Kangmennaang, J., Luginaah, I. (2015). Circumcision status and tiem to sexual debut among youth in Sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from six demographic and health surveys. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Chicago IL, USA, April 21-25, 2015.

121. Mason, S. A. and Luginaah, I. (2015). The Plant is up and Running and the Wounds are Yet to Heal: Biosolids Facility Siting, Community Conflict and Emotional Geographies in Rural Ontario. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. International Conference. Chicago, Illinois, April 21 – 25, 2015.

120. Antabe, R. Luginaah, I. (2015). The impact of household food security status on NHIS enrolment in upper west region of Ghana. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Chicago IL, USA, April 21-25, 2015.

119. Ayuoye, K. N., Luginaah, I. (2015). Impact of remittance on food security in upper west region of Ghana. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Chicago IL, USA, April 21-25, 2015.

118. Osei, L., Luginaah, I. (2015). The paradox of water accessibility: understanding the temporal and spatial dimensions of access to improved water sources in Rwanda. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Chicago IL, USA, April 21-25, 2015.

117. Ung, M., Luginaah, I. (2015). Time to the termination of breastfeeding among married women in Cambodia: Implications for public health policy. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Chicago IL, USA, April 21-25, 2015.

116. Tuyisenge, G., Luginaah, I. (2015). Barriers to access maternal health care in Rwanda. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Chicago IL, USA, April 21-25, 2015.

115. Bezner Kerr, R., Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., Dakishoni, L., Shumba, L., Lupafya, E., Msachi, R. and Luginaah, I. “Building community resilience through vulnerability and agroecology: participatory action research on climate change adaptation in Malawi.” Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Chicago IL, USA. April 21-25, 2015.

114. Luginaah, I., Armah, F., Mason, S. A., Vercillo, S. and Walker, C. (2015). Environmental burdens on community and population health. Research Chairs Symposium. Provincial Conference. Toronto Ontario, April 1 – 2, 2015.

113. Mason, S. A. and Luginaah, I. (2014). Biosolid facility siting and rural residents’ changing sense of place and emotional geographies. CAGOnt 2014 Annual Meeting. Regional Conference. Toronto, Ontario, October 24 – 25, 2014.

112. Walker, C., Baxter, J., Mason, S., Luginaah, I. and Ouellete, D. (2014). Wind energy development and perceived real estate values in Ontario, Canada. CAGOnt 2014 Annual Meeting. Regional Conference. Toronto, Ontario, October 24 – 25, 2014.

111. Atuoye, K. N., Dixon J., Rishworth A., Galaa, Z. S., Armah A. F., Luginaah, I. Can she make it?: Transportation barriers to accessing maternal and child health care services in rural Ghana. Canadian Association of Geographers, Ontario Division Annual Meeting, York University, Toronto, 24 – 25 October, 2014

110. Luginaah, I and Mkandawire, P. Circumcision Status and Time to First Sex Among Youngmen in the Context of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Case of Malawi. Race, Ethnicity, and Place, VI. Fort Worth, TX. October 22-24, 2014.

109. Rishworth, A., Dixon, J., and Luginaah, I. Do exemption programs remove barriers to health care? Underutilization of Ghana’s Maternal Exemption Policy in the Upper West Region. 2014. Qualitative Analysis Conference. International Conference. London, Ontario, June 24 – 27, 2014.

108. Mambulu, F.; Bezner Kerr, R. and Luginaah, I. Improving Food Security among HIV/AIDS Affected Households in Northern Malawi: A Case of Soils, Food and Healthy Communities Project. Qualitative Analysis Conference. International Conference. London, Ontario, June 24– 27, 2014.

107. Mason, S. A. and Luginaah, I. Noxious facility siting and rural residents changing sense of place. Qualitative Analysis Conference. International Conference. London, Ontario, June 24 – 27, 2014.

106. Mason, S. A. and Luginaah, I. Urban biosolids as a waste or a resource in the rural landscape: A point of tension and heightened community conflict. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. International Conference. St. Catherines, Ontario, May 26 – May 30, 2014.

105. Oiamo, T. H., Luginaah, I. N., Baxter, J. Effects of community versus individual soundscape contexts on traffic noise sensitivity. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. International Conference. St. Catherines, Ontario, May 26 – May 30, 2014.

104. Rishworth, A., Dixon, J., and Luginaah, I. Free Maternal Health Insurance in Ghana’s Upper West Region: Is it Really Free? Exploring determinants related to underutilization. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. International Conference. St. Catherines, Ontario, May 26 – May 30, 2014.

103. Wakefiled, S., Luginaah, I. Garvin, T. and Edge, S. Researching Environmentla Health in Canada - Is that the Death Knell I Hear or the Sound of Opportunity Knocking? I: The Death Knell Rings! (Penel Discussant). Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. International Conference. St. Catherines, Ontario, May 26 – May 30, 2014.

102. Bezner Kerr, R., Shumba, L., Lupafya, E., Dakishoni, L., Msachi, R., Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., Snaap, S.S., Nkhonya, Z., Luginaah, I., Mithi, M., Chitaya, A., Maona, E., Gondwe, T., Bezner Kerr, W., and Berti, P.R. “Farmer-led Agroecological Research to Improve Food Security and Nutrition in Malawi.” International Symposium on Agroecology for Food and Nutritional Security, Rome, Italy. September 18-19.

101. Arku, G., Mkandawire, P., Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., Armah, F. and Luginaah, I. “African Regional Integration: Assessing the Implications for Food Security and Economic Development.” Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Tampa FL, USA. April 8-12.

100. Mambulu, F.; Bezner Kerr, R. and Luginaah, I. Interventions as a Means to Food Security: Experiences of HIV/AIDS Affected Households in Northern Malawi. American Association of Geographers (AAG). International Conference. Tampa, Florida, April 8 – 12, 2014.

99. Mason, S. A. and Luginaah, I. Urban biosolids in the rural landscape: a waste or a resource? American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. International Conference. Tampa Bay, Florida, April 8 – 12, 2014.

98. Rishworth, A., Dixon, J. and Luginaah, I. Maternal exemption policy within the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana’s Upper West Region: Exploring the hidden determinants of lack of utilization American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. International Conference. Tampa Bay, Florida, April 8 – 12, 2014.

97. Rishworth, A., Dixon, J. and Luginaah, I. I was on the way to the hospital but delivered on the way… I couldn’t get to the hospital": Challenging policy modifications and the necessity of retraining TBA in Ghana's UWR rural remote areas. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. International Conference. Tampa Bay, Florida, April 8

96. Luginaah, I. Breast Cancer Clustering in Southern Ontario. Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) Outreach Workshop. Western University, London, Ontario January 31, 2014.

95. Mason, S. A., Dixon, J., Mambulu, F., Rishworth, A., Mkandawire, P. and Luginaah, I. Management challenges of urban biosolids: Narratives around facility siting in rural Ontario. 2013 Joint Annual Meeting ELDAAG/CAGONT. Regional Conference. Toledo, Ohio, October 25 – 26, 2013.

94. Armah, F., Luginaah, I., Ung, M. and Chuenpagdee, R. Neglected Tropical Diseases in the Western Indian Oceans: Historical Overview, Status and Epidemiology in Tanzania. The European Impact on the Indian Ocean World. IOWC, McGill, Montreal, 9-10 September, 2013.

93. Armah, F., Luginaah, I., Ung, M. and Chuenpagdee, R. Resource and ‘Changing’ Habitat Taboos in Environmental Conservation: The Role of Taboos in Fisheries in Coastal Tanzania. The European Impact on the Indian Ocean World. IOWC, McGill, Montreal, 9-10 September, 2013.

92. Dixon, J., Tenkorang, E.Y., Luginaah, I., Kuuire, V.Z. and Boateng, G.O. National health insurance scheme enrolment and antenatal care among women in Ghana: is there any relationship? International Symposium in Medical/Health Geography. East Lansing, Michigan, July 7-12, 2013. International Symposium in Medical/Health Geography. East Lansing, Michigan, July 7-12, 2013.

91. Oiamo, T. Luginaah, I., Parr, J. Grgicak-Mannion, A., Xu, X., Moah, H. and Novak, C. Mind over Body?: Risk Perceptions and Stakeholder Attitudes as Moderators of Traffic Impacts on Community Health. International Symposium in Medical/Health Geography. East Lansing, Michigan, July 7-12, 2013. International Symposium in Medical/Health Geography. East Lansing, Michigan, July 7-12, 2013.

90. Mason, S., Dixon, J., Mambulu, F., Rishworth, A., Mkandawire, P. and Luginaah, I. Science-Policy Boundaries in the Siting Of Biosolid Facilities: A Case Study from Southgate Township, Ontario. International Symposium in Medical/Health Geography. East Lansing, Michigan, July 7-12, 2013. International Symposium in Medical/Health Geography. East Lansing, Michigan, July 7-12, 2013.

89. Mason, S. and Luginaah, I. Risk perception associated with the siting process of a biosolid treatment facility and subsequent agricultural application in the Township of Southgate, Ontario. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Los Angeles, CA, April 9-13, 2013.

88. Dixon, J., Mkandawire, P. and Luginaah, I. Does Wealth Influence Enrolment Status? A Study of the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana's Upper West Region. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Los Angeles, CA, April 9-13, 2013.

87. Rishworth, A., Dixon, J., Mkandawire, P. and Luginaah, I. Do Maternal Exemption Programs within Ghana's NHIS Remove Barriers to Health Care for the Rural Poor? Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Los Angeles, CA, April 9-13, 2013.

86. Eyles, E., Whaling, M. and Luginaah, I. Probiotic Yogurt as a Nutritional Supplement in the Context of HIV/AIDS in Mwanza, Tanzania: Meeting Important Gender Needs. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Los Angeles, CA, April 9-13, 2013.

85. Luginaah, I., Richmond, C., Mkandawire, P. & Tobias, J. ‘Contaminated’ Therapeutic Landscapes: First Nations Everyday Life Struggles in Dispossessed Environments. Race, Ethnicity, and Place, VI. Puerto Rico. October 24-26, 2012.

84. Kuuire, V. K., Luginaah, I. and Arku, G. "Farming in a strange land": Migrant farmers in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana and their struggles for sustainable livelihood. . Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. New York, NY, Feb 24-28, 2012.

83. Dixon, J. and Luginaah, I. "We pay for ourselves and our children": Women's experiences with accessing health care in Ghana's Upper West Region. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. New York, NY, Feb 24-28, 2012.

82. Oiamo, T. H., Luginaah, I. and Parr, J. Social sustainability in borderland environments of mobility: a case study in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. New York, NY, Feb 24-28, 2012.

81. Luginaah, I. Non-Timber Forest Products, Human Health and Environmental Change: The Case of Ghana. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. New York, NY, Feb 24-28, 2012.

80. Le, V. and Luginaah, I. Diffusion of Health Innovations in Under-resourced Communities: Probiotic Yogurt in the Context of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. New York, NY, Feb 24-28, 2012.

79. Arku, G., Luginaah, I., Mkandawire, P., Baiden, P. and Asiedu, A. B. Does Housing Demand and Control Predict Self-Reported and Mental Health? Evidence from Accra, Ghana. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. New York, NY, Feb 24-28, 2012.

78. Arku, G., Luginaah, I., Baiden, P. and Kuuire, V. The Psychosocial Stress of Renting a Home in Accra, Ghana. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. New York, NY, Feb 24-28, 2012.

77. Luginaah, I. Emerging landscapes of HIV/AIDS epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. 14 February, 2012.

76. Luginaah, I. Non-Timber Forest Products, Human Health and Environmental Change: The Case of Ghana. UNU-INWEH - Global Environmental Change and Human Health: Healthy Forests for Life Symposium. Verbania, Lake Maggiore, Italy, 19-21 September, 2011.

75. Mkandawire, P., Luginaah, I. and Baxter, J., Growing up alone: Vulnerability of adolescent orphans to HIV/AIDS in Northern Malawi. International Medical Geography Symposium, Durham, UK. 10-15 July 2011.

74. Kuuire, V. K., Luginaah, I. and Arku, G. Migrant Farmers in Ghana and Challenges to Meeting Food Remittance Obligations. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. May 31 -June 4, 2011.

73. Mkandawire, P., Luginaah, I. and Baxter, J. Orphan Status and Sexual Risk‐Taking among Adolescents in Northern Malawi. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. May 31 -June 4, 2011.

72. Kuuire, V. K., Arku, G. and Luginaah, I. Keeping with Traditions and Family Responsibilities: The Role of the Food Remittance Process in North-Western Ghana. Canadian Association of African Studies Conference. York University, Toronto, ON. May 5-7, 2011.

71. Luginaah, I. Environmental Health Challenges in Southern Ontario. Canada Research Chair Lecture Series. Faculty of Social Science, The University of Western Ontario. 21 April, 2011.

70. Andoniou, E. and Luginaah, I. Women's Empowerment through a Community-based Probiotic Food Project in Rachuonyo District, Kenya. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Seattle, WA, April 12-16, 2011.

69. Oiamo, T. H. and Luginaah, I. N. Susceptibility and Air Pollution in Sarnia, Ontario: A Gender Analysis. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Seattle, WA, April 12-16, 2011.

68. Dixon, J., Tenkorang, E. and Luginaah, I. Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme: Helping the Poor or Leaving them Behind? Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Seattle, WA, April 12-16, 2011.

67. Mkandawire, P., Tenkorang, E. and Luginaah, I. Orphan status and time to first sex among adolescents in northern Malawi. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Seattle, WA, April 12-16, 2011.

66. Luginaah, I. and Galaa, S. Abandoning the farms in search of food: A Dysfunctional Agricultural/Food Security Policy In Ghana? Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Seattle, WA, April 12-16, 2011.

65. Kuuire, V. K., Luginaah, I. and Arku, G. Migration and Food Remittance - A Strategy for Ensuring Household Food Security in Ghana. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Seattle, WA, April 12-16, 2011.

64. Luginaah, I. Investigating Environment and Health Linkages in Vulnerable Communities. Dala Lama School of Public Health, University of Toronto, November 1, 2010.

63. Oiamo, T. H., Atari, D. O. and Luginaah, I. N. Examining health care needs and utilization in Chemical Valley, Ontario. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Washington DC, April 14-18, 2010.

62. Dixon, J., Luginaah, I. N. and Mkandawire, P. Green-light, Yellow-light: HPV Vaccinations and Ontario Public Policy. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Washington DC, April 14-18, 2010.

61. Tenkorang, E., Luginaah, I. N. and Maticka-Tyndale, E. Determinants of condom use among rural youth in Edo State, Nigeria: Does the school environment matter? Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Washington DC, April 14-18, 2010.

60. Tobias, J., Luginaah, I. N. and Richmond, C. Recipe for Disaster - Illicit Alcohol Misuse and Infectious Disease in Ghana's Upper West. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Washington DC, April 14-18, 2010.

59. Luginaah, I. Investigating Environment and Health Linkages in Vulnerable Communities. Dala Lama School of Public Health, University of Toronto, October 26, 2009.

58. Luginaah, I., Fung, K., Atari, O., Xu, I. and Gorey, K. A Comparison of Odour Annoyance Scores to Estimated Ambient Air Pollution in ‘Chemical Valley’, Sarnia, Ontario. XIIIth International Symposium in Medical Geography. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. 12-17 July, 2009.

57. Andoniou, E., Luginaah, I., Hemsworth, J., Reid, G., Hekmat, S. and Changalucha, J.

The Impact of Community Produced Probiotic Yoghurt on Health and Nutrition in Mwanza, Tanzania. XIIIth International Symposium in Medical Geography. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. 12-17 July, 2009.

56. Wasley, R. V. and Luginaah, I. HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Ukraine: Examining the Attitudes and Perceptions among 'State' Orphans in Internaty. XIIIth International Symposium in Medical Geography. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. 12-17 July, 2009.

55. Luginaah, N. I. Probiotic Yogurt for Health and Nutrition in Mwanza, Tanzania. Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Summer Institute. Hamilton, Ontario. 9-12 July, 2009

54. Baiden, P., Luginaah, I., Aseidu, A. B. and Arku, G. Housing and Health in Three Contrasting Neighbourhoods in Accra, Ghana. Canadian Association of African Studies. May 4 - May 7, 2009. Queens University , Kingston, Ontario, Canada. May 2009.

53. Mkandawire, P., Tobias, J., Luginaah, I. and Bezner-Kerr, R. Incivility or Masculinity? Illicit Alcohol Consumption and Vulnerability of Youths to HIV Infection in Northern Malawi Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Las Vegas, Nevada. 22-27 March, 2009.

52. Wasley, R. V. and Luginaah, I. HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Ukraine: Examining the Attitudes and Perceptions among 'State' Orphans in Internaty. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Las Vegas, Nevada. 22-27 March, 2009.

51. Mkandawire, P., Luginaah, I. and Tobias, J. Dialogue of the Deaf: HIV/AIDS Policy Debate in the Malawi National Assembly. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Las Vegas, Nevada. 22-27 March, 2009.

50. Arku, G., Luginaah, I., Baiden, P. and Aseidu, A. B. Housing and Health in Three Contrasting Neighbourhoods in Accra, Ghana. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Las Vegas, Nevada. 22-27 March, 2009.

49. Luginaah, I. Abandoning the farms in search of food: Distress migration from the Upper West Region of Ghana. March 4, 2009. UN-McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. March 2009.

48. Luginaah, I., Weis, A., Galaa, S., Bezner Kerr, R. and Bagah, D. Abandoning the farms in search of food: Distress migration from the Upper West Region of Ghana. International EcoHealth Forum. Merida, Mexico. December 1-5 2008.

47. Luginaah, I., Atari, O., Xu, I., Miller, I. L. and Fung, K. The relationship between exposure and health effects in “Chemical Valley”, Sarnia, Ontario. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. University of Laval, Quebec City. May 20 – May 24, 2008.

46. Luginaah, I., Weis, A., Galaa, S., Bezner Kerr, R. and Bagah, D. Abandoning the farms in search of food: Distress migration from the Upper West Region of Ghana. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Boston, MA.15-19 April, 2008

45. Atari, O., Luginaah, I. Residents’ everyday lives and copying strategies in Sarnia, ‘Chemical Valley’, Ontario. Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) Conference. June 1 – 4th 2008. Halifax, Nova Scotia. April 2008.

44. Atari, O., Luginaah, I., Xu, I. and Fung, K. Association between estimated ambient air pollution and health effects in Sarnia, "Chemical Valley", Ontario. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Boston, MA. 15-19 April, 2008

43. Whaling, M. and Luginaah, I. Determinants of Project Implementation Using the Community Readiness Theoretical Model in the Nyakato (Mahina) District, Mwanza Tanzania. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Boston, MA. 15-19 April, 2008.

42. Bhoi, N., Baxter, J., Gilliland, J., Luginaah, I. and Buzzelli, M. Quantitative Analysis of Environmental Equity in five major Census Metropolitan Areas in Canada. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Boston, MA. 15-19 April, 2008

41. Luginaah, I. Investigating environment and health linkages in ‘Chemical Valley’, Sarnia, Ontario. Aamjiwnaang Environmental Health Symposium, Sarnia, Ontario. March 25 to 27, 2008.

40. Luginaah, I. Investigating environment and health linkages in ‘Chemical Valley’, Sarnia, Ontario. Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. January 18, 2008.

39. Luginaah, I., Atari, O., Xu, I. and Fung, K. Environment and health in ‘Chemical Valley’, Sarnia, Ontario. XIIth International Medical Geography Symposium, Bonn, Germany, July 9-13, 2007.

38. Luginaah, I. N., Weis, A., Galaa, S., Bezner Kerr, R., Nkrumah, M. and Bagah, D. Environment, migration, health and food security in the Upper West Region of Ghana. First International Conference on Environment Research, Technology and Policy. Accra, Ghana July 16-19, 2007.

37. Luginaah, I., Atari, O., Xu, I. and Fung, K. Investigating Environment and health linkages in ‘Chemical Valley’, Sarnia, Ontario. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. University of Saskatoon, Saskatoon, SK. May 29 -June 2, 2007.

36. Luginaah, I., Gilliland, J. and Tang, K. GIS-based Floating Catchment Method to measure potential spatial access to Family Physicians in London, Ontario. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 17-11 April 2007.

35. Atari, D. O. and Luginaah, I. A land use regression model for predicting intra-urban variability of ambient nitrogen dioxide in Sarnia, “Chemical Valley”. Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) Conference. September 16th – 19th 2007. Ottawa, Ontario. 2007.

34. Luginaah, I. N., Weis, A., Bezner Kerr, R., Galaa, S., Nkrumah, M. and Bagah, D. Environment, migration, health and food security in the Upper West Region of Ghana. Assoc. of American Geographers Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 17-11 April 2007.

33. Atari, O., Luginaah, I. N., Xu, I., Fung, K., Gorey, K. and Maticka-Tyndale, E. Spatial variability of ambient SO2 and NO2 in Sarnia, Ontario. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 17-11 April 2007.

32. Atari, O. and Luginaah, I. N. Community health study in ‘Chemical Valley’, Sarnia, Ontario. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario. May 29 -June 2, 2006.

31. Andoniou, E. and Luginaah, I. N. Sexual behaviour change in the context of HIV/AIDS pandemic in Nigeria. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario. May 29 -June 2, 2006.

30. Smith, K. and Luginaah, I. N. ‘Living in a bubble’: Perceptions and coping strategies Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Ontario, Canada. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 7-11 March 2006.

29. Luginaah, I. N., Xu, X., Fung, K., Grgicak-Mannion, A., Wintermute, J., Wheeler, A. and Brook, J. Establishing the spatial variability of ambient nitrogen dioxide in Windsor, Ontario. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 7-11 March 2006.

28. Atari, D. O., Luginaah, I. N., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Xu, X., Fung, K., Gorey, K., Ketih, M. and Reinhartz, A. Environment and health in Sarnia 'Chemical Valley'. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 7-11 March 2006.

27. Luginaah, I. N. Ambient Air Pollution and Health in Southwestern Ontario. Demography Colloquium, Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario. London, Ontario. February 24, 2006.

26. Luginaah, I. N. Community health study in “Chemical Valley”, Sarnia, Ontario. Yi-Fu Tuan Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin, Madison, November 11, 2005.

25. Luginaah, I. N. Theoretical and methodological trends in health geography: Where are we heading? Yi-Fu Tuan Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin, Madison, November 11, 2005.

24. Atari, D., Luginaah, I. N., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Xu, X., Fung, K., Gorey, K., Keith, M. and Reinhartz, A. A community health study in ‘Chemical Valley’, Sarnia, Ontario. The 4th International Conference on Urban Health. Toronto, Canada. October 26–28, 2005.

23. Wheeler, A. J., Smith-Doiron, M., Xu, X., Luginaah, I., Fung, K., Grgicak-Mannon, A., Wintermute, J., Judek, S. and Brook, J. Characterization of spatial variability of nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide in Windsor, Ontario using ordinary kriging and land use regression models. The 15th Annual Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis. Tucson, Arizona, USA. Nov, 2005.

22. Luginaah, I., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Kairi, W., Wildish, J. and Brouillard-Coyle, C. Extending HIV/AIDS prevention ffforts in Kenya: Primary schools as community-based organizations. Canadian Association of Geographers 2005 Annual Meeting. The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. May 31-June 5, 2005.

21. Smith, K. and Luginaah, I. N. Contaminated ‘Therapeutic landscape: Perceptions of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation.’ Canadian Association of Geographers 2005 Annual Meeting. The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. May 31-June 5, 2005.

20. Landry, T., Luginaah, I., Maticka-Tyndale, E. and Elkins, D. Orphanhood and informal orphan caregiving in the context of HIV/AIDS in Nyanza, Kenya. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. May 31-June 5, 2005.

19. Luginaah, I. N. Canada-Ontario agreement focus group to develop a framework for environmental health risk management. McMaster Institute of Environment and Health, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. March 8, 2005.

18. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Schwartz, K. L., Bartfay, E., Wright, F. C., Parsons, R. R. Increasing racial group breast cancer survival differentials in America (1973 to 2003): Observational evidence consistent with a health insurance hypothesis. American Association of Public Health 132nd Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. November 6-10, 2004.

17. Luginaah, I. N. Panelist: Climate change and air quality impacts. Your health and a Changing climate – forum to discuss solutions to climate change and air quality impacts in community and human health. University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. October 22, 2004.

16. Luginaah, I., Fung K., Gorey K., Webster, G. and Wills, C. The association between air quality and health in a designated ‘area of concern’: The Case of Windsor, Ontario. Association of American Geographers Centennial Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. 14-19 March 2004.

15. Luginaah, I., Fung K., Gorey K., Webster, G. and Wills, C. The association between air quality and health in a designated ‘area of concern’: The case of Windsor, Ontario. School of Geography and Geology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. February 10, 2004.

14. Luginaah, I., Landry, T., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Elkins, D. and Muthui, M. Challenges of a pandemic: HIV/AIDS‑related problems affecting Kenyan widows.The 13th International Conference on AIDS & STIs in Africa. Nairobi, Kenya. Sept. 21-26, 2003.

13. Luginaah, I., Landry, T., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Elkins, D. and Muthui, M. Challenges of a pandemic: HIV/AIDS‑related problems affecting Kenyan widows. Canadian Association of Geographers 2003 Annual Meeting. University of Victoria, BC. May 27-June 1, 2003.

12. Luginaah, I. N., Jerrett, M., Elliott, S., Eyles, J., Parizeau, K., Birch, S., Abernathy, T., Veenstra, G., Hutchinson, B. and Giovis, C. Health profiles of Hamilton: Spatial characterisation of neighbourhoods for health investigations. GIS and Population Health Workshop - McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. October 28-31, 2002.

11. Luginaah, I. N., Wilson, K., Elliott, S. J., Eyles, J. and Olaman, S. Deconstructing the determinants of health at the local level. Canadian Association of Geographers 2000 Annual Meeting. York University, Ontario. May 28-June 1, 2002.

10. Luginaah, I. N., Jerrett, M., Elliott, S., Eyles, J., Parizeau, K., Birch, S., Hutchinson, B. Deconstructing the determinants of health at the local Level. Association of American Geographers 96th Annual Meeting. New York, NY. February 27-March 3, 2001.

9. Luginaah, I. N., Taylor, S. M., Elliott, S. J. and Eyles, J. D. Determinants of community health impact of a petrochemical refinery. IXTH International Symposium in Medical Geography. Montreal, Canada. July, 3-7, 2000.

8. Luginaah, I. N., Taylor, S. M., Elliott, S. J. and Eyles, J. D. Environmental exposure: The case of community health impacts of a petrochemical refinery. Canadian Association of Geographers 2000 Annual Meeting. Brock University, Ontario. May 31-June 3, 2000.

7. Luginaah, I. N., Taylor, S. M., Elliott, S. J. and Eyles, J. D. Community responses and coping strategies in the vicinity of a petrochemical refinery. Association of American Geographers 96th Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA. April 2000.

6. Luginaah, I. N., Taylor, S. M., Elliott, S. J. and Eyles, J. D. An integrated methodology for analysing odor complaints and symptom reporting in the vicinity of a petrochemical refinery. Canadian Association of Geographers Ontario Division. Hamilton, Ontario. October 1999.

5. Luginaah, I. N., Taylor, S. M., Elliott, S. J. and Eyles, J. D. An integrated methodology for analysing odor complaints and symptom reporting in the vicinity of a petrochemical refinery. Association of American Geographers 95th Annual Meeting. Honolulu, Hawaii. March 1999.

4. Taylor, S. M., Luginaah, I. N., Elliott, S. J., Eyles, J. D., Walter, S. and Streiner, D. L. A Follow-up study of community health effects in the vicinity of Petro Canada Oakville refinery. Monthly Session of the Community Advisory Committee to Petro Canada Refinery. Oakville, Ontario. September1999.

3. Taylor, S. M., Luginaah, I. N., Elliott, S. J., Eyles, J. D., Walter, S. and Streiner, D. L. A Follow-up study of community health effects in the vicinity of Petro Canada Oakville refinery. Halton Regional Council Meeting. Halton Region, Ontario. July 1999.

2. Luginaah, I. N., Taylor, S. M., Elliott, S. J. and Eyles, J. D. A Longitudinal study of the community health impacts of a refinery. VIII International Symposium in Medical Geography. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. July 16, 1998.

1. Luginaah, I. N., Taylor, S. M., Elliott, S. J. and Eyles, J. D. Integrating quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate environment and health relationships. Association of American Geographers 94th Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts. March 1998.