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Janet Njelesani

Professor Occup Therapy

    20112019
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    Research Output 2011 2019

    2019

    Addressing HIV in Zambia through traditional games

    Njelesani, J. & Njelesani, D., Jan 2 2019, In : AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 31, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Zambia
    HIV
    political support
    proliferation
    mobilization
    Disabled Children
    Violence
    Focus Groups
    Sierra Leone
    Togo
    2018

    Establishing an international laboratory network for neglected tropical diseases: Understanding existing capacity in five WHO regions

    Dean, L., Njelesani, J., Mulamba, C., Dacombe, R., Mbabazi, P. S. & Bates, I., Dec 2 2018, In : F1000Research. 7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Neglected Diseases
    Quality assurance
    Disease Eradication
    Training Support

    From the day they are born: A qualitative study exploring violence against children with disabilities in West Africa

    Njelesani, J., Hashemi, G., Cameron, C., Cameron, D., Richard, D. & Parnes, P., Jan 17 2018, In : BMC Public Health. 18, 1, 153.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Western Africa
    Disabled Children
    Violence
    Sierra Leone
    Togo

    Realization of the rights of persons with disabilities in Rwanda

    Njelesani, J., Siegel, J. & Ullrich, E., May 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 5, e0196347.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Rwanda
    Disabled Persons
    Health
    United Nations
    Consolidation

    Gendered experiences of inclusive education for children with disabilities in West and East Africa

    Hui, N., Vickery, E., Njelesani, J. & Cameron, D., Sep 23 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Inclusive Education. p. 1-18 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    East Africa
    West Africa
    disability
    education
    experience

    The influence of context on occupational selection in sport-for-development programming.

    Njelesani, J., Fehlings, L., Tsang, A. & Polatajko, H., 2016, In : Societies. 6(3), 24

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Disability and the post-2015 development agenda

    Tardi, R. & Njelesani, J., Jul 1 2015, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 37, 16, p. 1496-1500 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Conservation of Natural Resources
    Disabled Persons
    United Nations
    Light
    Blindness

    Experiences of work among people with disabilities who are HIV-positive in Zambia

    Njelesani, J., Nixon, S., Cameron, D., Parsons, J. & Menon, A., Jan 2 2015, In : African Journal of AIDS Research. 14, 1, p. 51-56 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Zambia
    Disabled Persons
    HIV
    Social Stigma
    Sign Language

    Explicating our core competency

    Polatajko, H. J., Njelesani, J. & Davis, J. A., Oct 19 2015, In : Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy. 82, 4, p. 208-211 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Consumer Advocacy
    Professional Competence
    Professional Role
    Occupational Therapy
    Public Policy

    Expliciter notre compétence première et fondamentale: Un appel à une recherche mondiale sur l’habilitation à l’occupation

    Polatajko, H. J., Njelesani, J. & Davis, J. A., 2015, In : Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy. 82, 4, p. 210-211 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Occupations
    Mental Competency
    Rehabilitation

    Navigating the landscape of child disability measurement: A review of available data collection instruments

    Cappa, C., Petrowski, N. & Njelesani, J., Oct 1 2015, In : Alter. 9, 4, p. 317-330 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    disability
    United Nations
    Information Storage and Retrieval
    Disabled Persons
    gold standard

    Parental perceptions of barriers to physical activity in children with developmental disabilities living in Trinidad and Tobago

    Njelesani, J., Leckie, K., Drummond, J. & Cameron, D., Feb 1 2015, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 37, 4, p. 290-295 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Trinidad and Tobago
    Developmental Disabilities
    Disabled Children
    Parents
    Exercise
    Research
    Research Personnel
    United Kingdom
    Students
    Laboratory Personnel

    Sport-for-development: A level playing field?

    Njelesani, J., Gibson, B. E., Cameron, D., Nixon, S. & Polatajko, H., 2015, In : Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung. 16, 2, 12.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Sports
    Zambia
    Ideologies
    participation
    opposition

    The influence of environmental and personal factors on participation of lower-limb prosthetic users in low-income countries: Prosthetists' perspectives

    Kam, S., Kent, M., Khodaverdian, A., Daiter, L., Njelesani, J., Cameron, D. & Andrysek, J., May 1 2015, In : Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 10, 3, p. 245-251 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Prosthetics
    Lower Extremity
    Amputation
    Rehabilitation
    Aptitude

    Thinking critically about client-centred practice and occupational possibilities across the life-span

    Njelesani, J., Teachman, G., Durocher, E., Hamdani, Y. & Phelan, S. K., Jul 1 2015, In : Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy. 22, 4, p. 252-259 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Occupations
    Occupational Therapy
    Social Values
    Empirical Research
    Reference Values
    2014

    A critical occupational approach: Offering insights on the sport-for-development playing field

    Njelesani, J., Cameron, D., Gibson, B. E., Nixon, S. & Polatajko, H., 2014, In : Sport in Society. 17, 6, p. 790-807 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Sports
    Zambia
    proliferation
    occupation
    staff

    Articulating an occupational perspective

    Njelesani, J., Tang, A., Jonsson, H. & Polatajko, H., Apr 3 2014, In : Journal of Occupational Science. 21, 2, p. 226-235 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    science
    literature

    A Systematic Approach to Capacity Strengthening of Laboratory Systems for Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi and Sri Lanka

    Njelesani, J., Dacombe, R., Palmer, T., Smith, H., Koudou, B., Bockarie, M. & Bates, I., 2014, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8, 3, e2736.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neglected Diseases
    Malawi
    Sri Lanka
    Ghana
    Kenya

    Hidden in plain sight: A statistical analysis of violence against children

    Njelesani, J., 2014, UNICEF.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Practical strategies to meet the rights of persons with disabilities in disaster management initiatives

    Njelesani, J., Cleaver, S. & Tataryn, M., Jan 1 2014, Crises, Conflict and Disability: Ensuring Equality. Taylor and Francis, p. 84-89 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    disaster
    disability
    human being
    management

    Sport activities as a vehicle for HIV/AIDS prevention in Trinidad and Tobago: Organizer’s perspectives

    Njelesani, J., Sangrar, R., Vaisberg, S. & Polatajko, H., 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Research in HIV AIDS and Prevention. 1, p. 1-11

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2013

    International research partnerships in occupational therapy: a Canadian-Zambian case study.

    Njelesani, J., Stevens, M., Cleaver, S., Mwambwa, L. & Nixon, S., Jun 2013, In : Occupational Therapy International. 20, 2, p. 78-87 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Occupational Therapy
    Research
    Zambia
    Research Personnel
    Health

    Towards a critical occupational approach to research

    Njelesani, J., Gibson, B. E., Nixon, S., Cameron, D. & Polatajko, H. J., 2013, In : International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 12, 1, p. 207-220 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    occupation
    knowledge production
    social research
    Ideologies
    social science
    2012

    Occupation-for-development: Expanding the boundaries of occupational science into the international development agenda

    Njelesani, J., Cameron, D. & Polatajko, H. J., Apr 2012, In : Journal of Occupational Science. 19, 1, p. 36-43 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    occupation
    science

    Using a Human Rights-based Approach to Disability in Disaster Management Initiatives

    Njelesani, J. & Cleaver, S., 2012, Natural Disasters. Cheval, S. (ed.). InTech Publishing

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2011

    Chapter 7: Rehabilitation

    Njelesani, J., 2011, World Report on Disability. WHO

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Disability and rehabilitation in Tanzania: A review of the literature

    Njelesani, J., Couto, S. & Cameron, D., 2011, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 33, 23-24, p. 2196-2207 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Tanzania
    Rehabilitation
    United States Agency for International Development
    Disabled Persons
    Research

    International fieldwork placements and occupational therapy: Lived experiences of the major stakeholders

    Simonelis, J., Njelesani, J., Novak, L., Kuzma, C. & Cameron, D., Oct 2011, In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 58, 5, p. 370-377 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Occupational Therapy
    Students
    Trinidad and Tobago
    Education
    Negotiating

    The Influence of Context: A Naturalistic Study of Ugandan Children's Doings in Outdoor Spaces

    Njelesani, J., Sedgwick, A., Davis, J. A. & Polatajko, H. J., Sep 2011, In : Occupational Therapy International. 18, 3, p. 124-132 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Occupations
    Peer Group
    Uganda
    Focus Groups
    Observational Studies