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Sustainable prevention of obesity through integrated strategies: The SPOTLIGHT project’s conceptual framework and design
(BioMed Central, 2012-09-17)
<p>Background: The prevalence of overweight and obesity in Europe is high. It is a major cause of the overall rates of many of the main chronic (or non communicable) diseases in this region and is characterized by an unequal ...
The Experience of Job engagement and Self-care among Ugandan Nurses and Midwives
(The University of Bergen, 2012-11-27)
<p>Background: Nurses, the backbone of health care in sub-Saharan Africa, endure various forms of difficulties while on the job and as a result many choose to migrate in search for better opportunities, or leave the ...
Self-tuning for job engagement: Ugandan nurses’ self-care strategies in coping with work stress
This qualitative study explored self-care among fifteen Ugandan nurses with reputations for thriving despite having difficult working conditions. The analysis revealed that in the face of potential threats to the nurses’ ...
Sosioøkonomisk status - Korleis best måle dette hos barn og unge? Ei valideringsstudie av "The Family Affluence Scale" og "The MacArthur-Scale of Subjective Social Status - Youth Version"
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-16)
The topic of this thesis is socioeconomic status and how to measure this in a sufficient way among adolescents. The purpose is to contribute to further development of solid measures by validating the Family Affluence Scale ...
Hvordan fungerer tilsyn under samvær etter barnelova § 43 tredje ledd, sett i lys av sakkyndiges forhåndsvurderinger og erfaringer fra bostedsforeldre og tilsynspersoner?
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-20)
Bakgrunn og problemstilling: Siktemålet med oppgaven var å få kunnskap om tilsynsordningen, i barnelova § 43 tredje ledd (1981), fungerer i tråd med hensikten, sett i lys av de sakkyndiges anbefalinger og erfaringer fra ...
Citizenship, Gender and Work. Processes of exclusion and inclusion among married female migrants in Shanghai
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-31)
China has during the last couple of decades developed from a socialist to a more market oriented society. The country has experienced economic growth on a large scale, and is predicted to be the world's largest economy in ...
Mapping synergy and antagony in North–South partnerships for health: a case study of the Tanzanian women’s NGO KIWAKKUKI
(Oxford University Press, 2011-12-15)
North–South partnerships for health aim to link resources, expertise and local knowledge to create synergy. The literature on such partnerships presents an optimistic view of the promise of partnership on one hand, ...
Fishing Communities: gender, economic life, and welfare regimes.
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-29)
Lost Working Years Due to Mental Disorders: An Analysis of the Norwegian Disability Pension Registry
(Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012-08-15)
<p>Objectives: Mental disorders are prevalent diagnoses in disability benefit statistics, with awards often granted at younger age than for other diagnoses. We aimed to compare the number of lost working years following ...
Losing fat, gaining treatments: the use of biomedicine as a cure for folk illnesses in the Andes
(BioMed Central, 2014-07-03)
<p>Background: This article explores how people in the Andes incorporate beliefs from both biomedical and ethnomedical systems in treating folk illnesses that often involve spiritual beings. The article focuses on the ...