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Men's Involvement in Maternal healthcare in Accra, Ghana. From Household to Delivery Room
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-31)
Mid-way through working towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) five, which is concerned with improving maternal health, the international health community now realises that the goal is impossible to achieve without ...
Understanding how the poorest can thrive: A case study of the Mangyan women on Mindoro, Philippines
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-18)
This masters' thesis is within the field of Social Determinants of Health in very poor rural areas. Within this field, the focus is on the topic of social determinants of social position and health. The purpose of this ...
Sosial ulikhet i helse og læring blant barn og unge. Resultater fra den landsrepresentative spørreskjemaundersøkelsen "Helsevaner blant skoleelever. En WHO-undersøkelse i flere land"
(HEMIL-senteret, Universitetet i Bergen, 2012)
Life in a witch camp. Experiences of residents in the Gnani Witch Camp in Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-29)
One of the features of Ghanaian culture, which also form the worldviews of many Ghanaians, is the belief in and practice of witchcraft. Beliefs in and practices of witchcraft in Ghana cut across the geographical north as ...
Integrering gjennom organisert fysisk aktivitet: Hva sier unge gutter med flerkulturell bakgrunn?
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-16)
Background: An important social objective is that all children should have equal opportunity to participate regardless of background. This may entail the need to facilitate things even more to ensure that vulnerable ...
Dialogmøtet - en samtale med eller uten dialog? En kvalitativ studie av sykemeldtes opplevelse av dialogmøtet etter 6 måneders sykemelding
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-30)
Background: Over the years, science and politics have focused on finding efforts to reduce absence due to illness. One of these efforts is the dialogue meeting after 6 months sickness absence, which is supposed to lead to ...
Perceptions of Gender and Sexual Minorities in Rural Thailand
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-30)
This research examines perceptions of gender and sexual minorities in a community in rural Thailand and considers to what degree society's perceptions of gender and sexual minorities are influential in their self-identification ...
Factors Contributing to Job Engagement in Ugandan Nurses and Midwives
Despite the difficult working conditions many nurses in Sub-Saharan Africa experience resulting in their migration or leaving the profession, there are nurses who thrive and stay engaged. Understanding what factors play a ...
Job strain, health and sickness absence: results from the Hordaland Health Study
Objectives: While it is generally accepted that high job strain is associated with adverse occupational outcomes, the nature of this relationship and the causal pathways involved are not well elucidated. We aimed to assess ...
When incentives work too well: locally implemented pay for performance (P4P) and adverse sanctions towards home birth in Tanzania - a qualitative study
(BioMed Central, 2014-01-18)
Background: Despite limited evidence of its effectiveness, performance-based payments (P4P) are seen by leading policymakers as a potential solution to the slow progress in reaching Millennium Development Goal 5: ...