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The Handbook of Salutogenesis
The power of context in health partnerships:Exploring synergy and antagony between external and internal ideologies in mplementing Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) for HIV prevention in Botswana
(The University of Bergen, 2017-01-18)
Background The aim of this thesis is to explore partnership functioning and the power of context in a North-South partnership in Botswana whose mission is to promote sexual health via Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) for HIV ...
A troublesome transition: Social reintegration of girl soldiers returning ‘home’
(The University of Bergen, 2017-05-12)
Background: Despite increased attention the last couple of decades, child soldiering continues to be a major global challenge and it is estimated that there is approximately 300,000 child soldiers globally. One ...
The Impacts of Gender Attitudes and Socio-Economic Determinants on Ideal Fertility: A Study among Young Men in Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2017-06-24)
Introduction Fertility is one of most important factors of demographic studies; alarming Total Fertility Rate (TFR) threatens developing indicators in many ways. Gender equality, child and infant mortality, achieving of ...
Predicting Primary and Secondary Abstinence Among Adolescent Boys and Girls in the Western Cape, South Africa
Two of the most effective health behaviours with regard to HIV prevention are condom use and sexual abstinence. While determinants of condom use among sub-Saharan African adolescents have been studied extensively, factors ...
Child health and child care of very young children in Bolivia, Colombia and Peru
(The University of Bergen, 2017-05-31)
With the global progress in reduction of child mortality, an increasing concern for the health, development and well-being of the surviving child has emerged. It is estimated that 250 million children are not reaching ...
Evaluating the implementation of the Empowering Coaching™ program in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2017-04-07)
Leisure sport is considered an important health promoting arena, where coaches play a crucial role, as they can help foster athletes’ motivation for long-term sports participation and reduce dropout. Youth sports ...
Hvordan oppleves de belastninger som følger med sekundærtraumatisering hos saksbehandlere i barneverntjenesten, og hvordan påvirker de dagliglivet?
(The University of Bergen, 2017-12-13)
Secondary trauma is a condition that everybody who is involved with people exposed to trauma, is at risk to develop. Within both research and literature there has been very limited focus on secondary trauma, especially in ...
The Norwegian Healthy Life Study: protocol for a pragmatic RCT with longitudinal follow-up on physical activity and diet for adults
(BioMed Central, 2017-01-05)
Background: The Norwegian Directorate of Health recommends that Healthy Life Centres (HLCs) be established in primary health care to support behaviour change and reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases. The aim of the ...