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“She would sit with me": mothers’ experiences of individual peer support for exclusive breast feeding in Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2010-10-26)
Background: Different strategies have been used to improve the initiation and duration of breastfeeding. Peer counsellors are reported to improve exclusive breastfeeding levels, but few studies have assessed the satisfaction ...
"It is her responsibility": partner involvement in prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV programmes, northern Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2011-04-26)
Background: Partner involvement has been deemed fundamental in prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) programmes, but is difficult to achieve. This study aimed to explore acceptability of the PMTCT programme ...
Smarte hus, sensorer og ny teknologistøttet omsorg - en praxeologisk studie om det norske velferdsteknologiområdet
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-15)
The research question in this master project is; how can it be that welfare technologies is currently being tested and implemented in municipal home care? The theoretical framework in the thesis is praxeology, which ...
Klima: Det haster med handling. Artikler og debattinnlegg 2009-2011.
(Centre for International Health, The University of Bergen, 2011)
Care seeking and management of common childhood illnesses in Tanzania: Questioning the quality of primary care services
(The University of Bergen, 2013-04-15)
Mild cases of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea can be effectively treated with cheap and widely available first-line drugs at the primary care level if care is sought at an early disease stage and the infection is correctly ...
Neurology in Africa: Clinical Skills and Neurological Disorders
Neurology in Africa is a new textbook on neurological disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa where they are a common cause of death and disability. The author has spent many years working as physician and neurologist in Tanzania. ...
Mutations of the p53 gene in oral squamous-cell carcinomas from sudanese dippers of nitrosamine-rich toombak and non-snuff-dippers from the Sudan and Scandinavia
(Wiley-Liss, Inc., 1999-11-08)
Using PCR-SSCP/DNA sequencing methods, we analyzed 14 oral squamous-cell carcinomas (OSCCs) and 8 pre-malignant oral lesions from different Sudanese patients for prevalence of mutations in exons 5 to 9 of the p53 gene in ...
Delay in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Banke district, Nepal
(The University of Bergen, 2008-05-27)
Background: Tuberculosis is one of the major causes of ill health in the world and almost 33% of the global new case was found in South East Asian Region. In 2006, tuberculosis incidence was reported 30,000 and 14,000 ...
Free-Market Illusions: Health Sector Reforms In Uganda 1987–2007
(The University of Bergen, 2009-10-30)
Introduction: By the late 1980s, Uganda’s health system had been devastated by two decades of conflict and mismanagement. At the same time, public-funded and run health systems had begun to be viewed as inefficient and ...
Comparative Validity of Screening Instruments for Mental Distress in Zambia
(Bentham Science Publishers Ltd., 2010)
Background: The recognition of mental health as a major contributor to the global burden of disease has led to an increase in the demand for the inclusion of mental health services in primary health care as well as in ...