Essays about: "health literacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the words health literacy.

  1. 1. Hälsovårdssökande beteende hos immigranter i Sverige

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för medicin

    Author : Vidarah Nimar; [2019-01-07]
    Keywords : healthcare seeking behaviour; immigrant; public health; health literacy;

    Abstract : Background: Healthcare seeking behaviours among immigrants in Sweden is a public health issue since the health outcome not only affects immigrants but also the Swedish population, the healthcare system and impacts on the national economy. In order to alleviate the problems and support the development of health among immigrants we need a thorough picture of the situation today. READ MORE

  2. 2. Listening Difficulties in children with Developmental Phonological Disorder : A survey of parents' perception of their children's listening abilities.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Logopedi; Uppsala universitet/Logopedi

    Author : Ellika Forsberg; Lotta Ohtamaa; [2019]
    Keywords : Developmental Language Disorder; DLD; Developmental Phonological Disorder; DPD; ECLiPS; listening difficulties.;

    Abstract : Background/Aim: The British questionnaire ECLiPS (Evaluation of Children’s Listening and Processing Skills; Barry & Moore, 2015) aims to profile listening difficulties in children. The questionnaire consists of 38 statements, divided into five subscales, and a short survey with six questions about general health. READ MORE

  3. 3. About Fijian teachers approach to implement pedagogical strategies in health education : A Minor Field Study with an ethnographic approach

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Camilla Lilja; Emma Fridell; [2018]
    Keywords : Health Education; Empowerment; Ethnographic approach; Health Literacy; Knowledge; Health; School; Sociocultural perspective; Strategies; Qualitative approach; Zone of Proximal Development;

    Abstract : Health differs among people and education about health is of value to maintain and develop health. In a developing country as Fiji may the definition of health be of different holistic character, compared to industrial countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female Education and Gender Inequality - A study of Indian children´s enrolment and future outcomes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Emelie Jönsson; Tina Nikkhoo; [2017-07-03]
    Keywords : India; son preferences; gender inequality; gender gap; income shock; education; enrolment; income; health;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to investigate the educational gender inequality and the differences among boys’ and girls’ educational attainment and outcomes in India. India is considered to be the most fast growing economy in the world but there are still major gaps between men and women, already apparent at young ages. READ MORE

  5. 5. 'A Food Culture in Transition'. Perceptions of Healthy Eating and Reasoning in Food Choices - A Grounded Theory Study of Young Mothers in South Tarawa, Kiribati

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialmedicin och global hälsa

    Author : Anna Fallgren; [2017]
    Keywords : Public health; Food choices; Healthy eating; Kiribati; Pacific; Qualitative study; Mothers; Non-communicable diseases; Poverty; Climate change; Nutrition; Culture; Food policy; Non-governmental organisations; Participation; Social Sciences; Medicine and Health Sciences; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The recent shift towards energy-dense and nutrient-poor diets has led to an increase of diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardio-vascular disease. Due to poverty, geographical remoteness and lack of cultivable land, Kiribati experiences a double burden of malnutrition with high levels of NCDs among adults, and undernourishment among children. READ MORE