Essays about: "Uganda"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 312 essays containing the word Uganda.

  1. 1. Perception and prevention of healthcare-associated infections among nurses – an Interview Study in an Intensive Care Unit in Kampala, Uganda

    University essay from

    Author : Hannes Baker; Fredrik Jungnelius; [2018-02-12]
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    Abstract : Background. Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) is an extensive problem and the most frequent adverse health event in healthcare worldwide. The prevalence is higher in low-income countries and in intensive care units (ICU) where outbreaks often originate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Peer To Peer - ABC Behaviours And Life Skills For Positive Change In Uganda. A Time-Space Case Study Of The Impact Of Peer Education To HIV Prevention In Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Petter Forkstam; [2018]
    Keywords : Peer education; Stigma; Empowerment; ABC behaviours; Diffusion of innovations; Uganda; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this case study was to explain the impact of peer education to promote behavioural change in a student community. The ABC behaviours to abstain, be faithful and use condom have been central and unique behavioural approach to reduce HIV infections in the 1990s in Uganda. READ MORE

  3. 3. Are people living with HIV discriminated by the microfinance market? Evidence from Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Byström; Karl Follin; [2017-10-10]
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    Abstract : Microfinance has considered to be the key to end world poverty by serving the poor and vulnerable. In Uganda, the microfinance market has been on a steady rise since 1980; a time when HIV prevalence peaked. READ MORE

  4. 4. Greens and beans in the city - Urban agriculture and food security in Jinja, Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Oskar Bäcklin; Lina Malmberg; [2017-10-03]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; food security; urban planning; urban space; Global South; Uganda; urban development; development geography;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the problems with creating urban food security in a constantly urbanizingworld with focus on the role that urban agriculture may have in addressing this problem Thepurpose of this study is to investigate if urban agriculture is an important activity for creatingfood security in the city, using Jinja as an example. It also seeks to explore potentialopportunities and obstacles for agricultural activities within the city of Jinja. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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