Reports & Journals

Rural Health Journals

Definitions of Rural

Selected Rural Health Reports and Papers

How Healthy Are Rural Canadians? An Assessment of Their Health Status and Health Determinants. Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), 2006.

Rural Women’s Experiences of Maternity Care: Implications for Policy and Practice
A major report regarding rural maternity care, including thorough academic and BC-specific policy literature reviews and findings from interviews with rural women and care providers.Kornelsen, J., & Grzybowski, S. (2008).

Obstetric services in small rural communities: What are the risks to care providers? Rural and Remote Health, 8(2), 943-954.Kornelsen, J., Iglesias, S., Humber, N., & Caron, N.R. (2008).

Rural surgical service delivery. Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine, 13(3), 143-144.

Rural and Remote Health Services in Saskatchewan: Identifying Research Priorities 
Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, 2006

Rural British Columbia Profile: A Ten-year Census Analysis (1991-2001) 
Rural Secretariat, Government of Canada, 2005

Rural, Remote and Northern Women’s Health: Policy and Research Directions
Centres of Excellence for Women’s Health, 2004

Building a Strong Foundation for Rural and Remote Health Research in Canada 
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), 2001

Health of individuals in rural and urban areas. UK Department for Environment, Food, & Rural Affairs, March 2014.Humber, N., & Dickinson, P. (2010). Rural patients’ experiences accessing surgery in british columbia.

Rural patients’ experiences accessing surgery in British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Surgery, 53(6), 373-378.Humber, N., & Frecker, T. (2008).

Delivery models of rural surgical services in British Columbia (1996-2005): Are general practitioner–surgeons still part of the picture? Canadian Journal of Surgery, 51(3), 173-178.Humber, N., & Frecker, T. (2008).

Rural surgery in British Columbia: Is there anybody out there? Canadian Journal of Surgery, 51(3), 179-184.Kornelsen, J., Iglesias, S., Humber, N., & Caron, N. R. (2008). Rural surgical service delivery Canadian Medical Association.