Essays about: "Africa"

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  1. 1. Patient Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy and its Relationship to Food Insecurity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Mia Lindgren; [2017-08-10]
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    Abstract : With an expanding programme for antiretroviral therapy (ART) in South Africa and other countries following new guidelines and goals from the World Health Organization and UNAIDS, it’s as important as ever to understand the barriers that exists for this treatment to be successful. This thesis investigates how economic vulnerability in the form of food insecurity affects adherence to treatment among HIV positive individuals on antiretroviral therapy in the uMgungundlovu District of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa. READ MORE

  2. 2. Father groups in Burkina Faso – towards changed behaviors and a reconstruction of masculinities?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Förvaltningshögskolan

    Author : Andrea Hallberg; [2017-06-22]
    Keywords : Africa; Burkina Faso; Nakamtenga; Yennenga Progress; father groups; fatherhood; family life; masculinities; gender roles;

    Abstract : Introduction: The importance of the involvement of men when it comes to increasing quality of life for women and children as well as for men themselves are evident, and has been shown repeatedly in academic research. Women globally are the ones responsible for children and household. READ MORE

  3. 3. Atmospheric Ice Formation Potential of Biomass Combustion Aerosol Particles (from residential cooking in Sub-Saharan East Africa)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kärnfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Lovisa Nilsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Ice Nucleation; Aerosol particles; Biomass Combustion; Cook Stoves; Clouds; CFDC; Physics and Astronomy;

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  4. 4. Protection of Traditional Medical Knowledge in the Patent System: Is There Room?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ruth M. Sinkala; [2017]
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    Abstract : Traditional knowledge (TK) is a vital component of the lives and wellbeing of many traditional communities or groups worldwide. The value of TK extends to numerous aspects of life including the health sector. In Africa, up to 80% of the population use traditional medicine or employ medicinal use of indigenous plants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lantbrukares möjligheter att utveckla sin verksamhet som effekt av en Plan Vivo-certifiering : en fallstudie av lantbrukare i Kagera, Tanzania

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Simon Johansson; Oscar Norberg; Jean-Claude Nzobonimpa; [2017]
    Keywords : Verksamhetsutveckling; Certifiering; Fallstudie; Tanzania; Agroforestry; Plan Vivo; Entreprenörskap;

    Abstract : Lantbrukare i Afrika söder om Sahara möter en rad utmaningar i form av fluktuerande tillväxt i ekonomin, stora svängningar i råvarupriser, bristande infrastruktur, torka och ökande erosion som gör jordbruket sårbart för klimatförändringar. Dessutom begränsas lantbrukarens möjligheter till verksamhetsutveckling av tillgången på kapital, tidigare kunskap, kontaktnät och förmåga att hantera risker. READ MORE