Presentations and Publications

PUBLICATIONS

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Astle, B., Ero, I., Panchuk, K., & Dixon, D. (2019). Albinism, spiritual and cultural practices, and implications for health, healthcare, and human rights: a scoping review. Disability & Society, 34(5), 747-774.

Report of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism on the round table on human rights and albinism: Seeking consensus and priorities on advocacy and research. A/HRC/40/62/Add.2 URL: https://undocs.org/en/A/HRC/40/62/Add.2 [prepared by Reimer-Kirkham, S, Astle, B., Panchuk, K., & Strobell, E]

PRESENTATIONS

Strobell, E., Reimer-Kirkham, S., Astle, B. (2019, October). Engaging the experiences of mothers impacted by albinism in Tanzania: An ethnographic study towards health equity. In Canadian Society for International Health, Canadian Conference on Global Health, Governance for Global Health: Power, Politics and Justice. Presentation given at the 25th Annual Canadian Conference on Global Health, Ottawa, ON. 

Reimer-Kirkham, S, Astle, B., Panchuk, K., & Strobell, E. (May 9, 2019).  Nothing about us without us.  Lightning Talk, Inspiring Person-Centredness:  A Call to Action Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Astle, B., Ero, I., Panchuk, K, Strobell, E., & Dixon, D. (January 10, 2019).  Witchcraft, albinism, and human rights: Evidence from a mixed methods study. Paper presented at witchcraft and Human Rights: Past, Present and Future Conference, Lancaster, UK.

Reimer-Kirkham, S. (November 16, 2018). Albinism and human rights.  Pecha Kucha presentation.  Royal Society of Canada Celebration of Excellence Annual Meeting.  Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Astle, B., Reimer-Kirkham, S., Ero, I., Panchuk, K., Strobell, E. (November 20, 2018).  The influence of spiritual and cultural practices on healthcare for persons with albinism: Insights from a scoping review.  Paper presented at 24th Annual Canadian Conference on Global Health, Toronto, ON.

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Astle, B., Ero, I., Dixon, D., Janzen, K., & Panchuk, K. (July 13, 2017). A scoping review on the health implications of spiritual and cultural practices for persons with albinism: A global health perspective. Paper presented at the XI Eta and Region 1 – 2017 International Nursing Research and Leadership Conference:  Vancouver, B.C.