Luisa Samayoa-Figueroa

Luisa Samayoa-Figueroa
McGill University | McGill · School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition

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Water security requires not only sufficient availability of and access to safe and acceptable quality for domestic uses, but also fair distribution within and across populations. However, a key research gap remains in understanding water security inequality and its dynamics, which in turn creates an impediment to tracking progress towards sustainab...
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Household survey data from 27 sites in 22 countries were collected in 2017–2018 in order to construct and validate a cross-cultural household-level water insecurity scale. The resultant Household Water Insecurity Experiences (HWISE) scale presents a useful tool for monitoring and evaluating water interventions as a complement to traditional metrics...
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In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a set of public guidelines for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) prevention measures that highlighted handwashing, physical distancing, and household cleaning. These health behaviors are severely compromised in parts of the world that lack secure water supplies, particularly in low- and mi...
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Jaa’ Iximulew qsk’ola k’iy rbiyomal chnkikuina nkitzuqa kii’ njelal rwinaqil, naq rumak k’ara’ qslowlo’ kibnona je’ee’ ajtzmeytaq winaq ruk’in meb’iil, chqaa’ qsmajon mutzta rkbal ki way ki yaa’, taq na paj rij rwacha je’ee’ jawra achnaq nqaljina chk’oa k’iy achnaq mrbiyalta rb’non. Taq ntz’at, nuuk’, npa’j rij rwach k’aslemal rxin ujer, alnaq ncho...
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Xkik’üt chïk k’iy taq samäj na’ojil rub’anom kik’ijolem winaqi’ chuwäch meruchajinem kirikilal (MCR), po man e k’iy ta xetz’eton rub’anom rutzilinem chikiwäch ri kiwinaqilil chuqa’ kichab’äl winaqi’ chuwäch ki MCR. | While the impact of gender on food insecurity (FIS) has been documented, there is a lack of studies on the impact of racial and lingu...
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Xkik’üt chïk k’iy taq samäj na’ojil rub’anom kik’ijolem winaqi’ chuwäch meruchajinem kirikilal (MCR), po man e k’iy ta xetz’eton rub’anom rutzilinem chikiwäch ri kiwinaqilil chuqa’ kichab’äl winaqi’ chuwäch ki MCR. | Mientras que se ha documentado el impacto del género hacia la inseguridad alimentaria (ISA), faltan estudios sobre el impacto de disc...

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Guatemala (CAD $250K FUNDED BY GLOBAL AFFAIRS CANADA THROUGH GRAND CHALLENGES CANADA) Partner: Action Against Hunger