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Janet Njelesani

Professor Occup Therapy

20112019
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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

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

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

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
2011

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