Essays about: "Southern Province of Zambia."

Found 2 essays containing the words Southern Province of Zambia..

  1. 1. Socio-economical feasibility study for a proposed weir on the Magoye River, Zambia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Erik Nilsson; [2012]
    Keywords : drought; dry season; weir; Mazabuka District; livestock farming; cattle health; grazing availability; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The Magoye River is located in the Southern Province of Zambia. This is the most drought prone region in Zambia and a lot of water bodies dry up during the dry seasons, including the Magoye River. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Best of Both Worlds for Newborn Survival - The relationship between neonatal health behavior and beliefs according to mothers; A case study in the Southern Province of Zambia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Natalie Gagné; [2010]
    Keywords : folk sector; professional sector; popular sector; health behavior; neonatal period; preventive behavior; curative behavior; illness; etiology; folk illness; beliefs on illness causation; Southern Province of Zambia.; local Health Care Systems model; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the context of a global surge in attention towards reducing neonatal mortality in developing countries, this study explores how mothers in the Southern Province of Zambia describe their behavior to prevent and care for neonatal illnesses, and how this behavior is related to their beliefs on neonatal illness causation. Using an anthropological approach that is based on Kleinman’s (1980) local Health Care Systems model, this study has found that mothers’ illness etiology concepts strongly inform their health behavior when it occurs in the popular and folk sectors. READ MORE