Essays about: "Uganda"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 297 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. HOW ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE AFFECTS INTERNAL CONTROL EFFECTIVENESS: THE ROLE PLAYED BY TOP MANAGEMENT : Case study: Uganda Revenue Authority

    University essay from Karlstads universitet; Karlstads universitet

    Author : Brenda Nakiyaga; Anh Dinh Thi Lan; [2017]
    Keywords : Organizational Culture; Internal Control; Top-Management.;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine and understand the role played by top management towards aligning an organization’s culture to achieve effective internal controls, particularly for organizations operating in emerging economies prone to corruption. Methodology – The study applies both the empirical research approach and the theoretical research approach to examine and understand the major concepts of organisational culture, effectiveness of internal controls and the role played by top management to align the organisation’s culture to achieve effective internal controls. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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