Essays about: "Uganda"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 294 essays containing the word Uganda.

  1. 1. Empowered at Dusk - A Qualitative Study About Sex Work Activism in Kampala

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Hanna Jörnéus; Paula Pönkänen; [2017-01-24]
    Keywords : Sex work; Activism; Peer support; Empowerment; Uganda; Safer Sex Work;

    Abstract : Sex workers around the world have always suffered from discrimination and stigmatization. This puts them in a vulnerable situation because of little social support. In the Ugandan context, sex workers suffer from stigma due to both legal and cultural practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. A critical analysis of the alternative energy-poverty discourse with a case of Kasese district in Uganda: New sites, actors, identities, language, and visions of power

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adventino Banjwa; [2017]
    Keywords : Alternative energy technologies; Poverty Alleviation; Sustainable Development; Post-development theory; Critical Discourse Analysis; Uganda; Kasese district; Champion District Initiative.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : One of the central themes in recent sustainable Development debates is the idea that alternative energy technological solutions can also alleviate poverty in parts of the global South. This idea is earmarked in this study as the alternative energy-poverty discourse. READ MORE

  3. 3. Self-care as a nursing action in the care of patients with diabetes type II in Uganda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap

    Author : Emelie Arkeberg; Felicia Michélsen Forsgren; [2017]
    Keywords : Uganda; self-care; nursing; diabetes mellitus type II; education; Uganda; egenvård; omvårdnad; diabetes mellitus typ 2; utbildning;

    Abstract : Bakgrund: Egenvård och utbildning i egenvård som omvårdnadsåtgärd är en viktig del i behandlingen av kroniskt sjuka patienter då det bidrar till att patienten blir delaktig i sin egen vård och hälsa samt att det kan förhindra försämring och komplikationer. Diabetes Mellitus typ II (DMT2) är en kronisk sjukdom där egenvård är central och kan göra skillnad för patientens hälsa. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quantifying the Impact of Community Social Capital on Sustainable Development in Uganda: The influence of water user committees in mitigating deterioration of household access to safe water

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialmedicin och global hälsa

    Author : Jacqueline Kisakye; [2017]
    Keywords : water management; social capital; sustainable development; water user committees; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: while access to safe water in Uganda increased between the early 1990s and 2010, current studies are showing that many safe water sources are not being properly maintained and so end up being abandoned. Since the maintenance of safe water sources is under the jurisdiction of water user committees (WUCs), this study seeks to measure the ability of water user committees in mitigating a deterioration in access to safe water. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improvement of the performance of a Demonstration Thermal Power Plant

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem

    Author : RICHARD ORBADIA BUKENYA; [2017]
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    Abstract : Power generation with steam as the working fluid has been proven technology in many developed countries around the world. The advantages in using this technology include its ability to use a wide range of fuel and using the cheapest material (water) as a working fluid. READ MORE