Essays about: "public health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1510 essays containing the words public health.

  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. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Light Booster metro car for the commuting work force : Human Centric Lighting in underground transportation

    University essay from KTH/Ljusdesign

    Author : Anna Wawrzyniak; [2019]
    Keywords : Human Centric Lighting | Circadian lighting | Non-visual effects of light | Short light exposure | Urbanisation | Metro | Subway | Healthy commute | Lighting Design in underground public transportation;

    Abstract : People at northern latitudes lack an effective portion of daylight, especially in winter time, to entrain their circadian rhythm. If one belongs to the group of employees who have no time for daylight exposure and are not supplied by Human Centric Lighting (HCL) in their office, the only chance to get circadian light may be the daily commute. READ MORE

  4. 4. Voices of Female Youths Living with HIV/AIDS on their Experiences regarding access and Utilisation of Contraceptives: A case of Kawempe Division Kampala City, Uganda.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Brenda Nanyonga; [2018-07-17]
    Keywords : HIV AIDS; contraception; access to contraceptives; utilisation of contraceptives; experiences of FYLWHA.;

    Abstract : This study aimed at documenting experiences of FYLWHA regarding their access and utilisation of contraceptives with reference to Kawempe division of Kampala city-Uganda. Basically the study was guided by three objectives i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. What happens to the NIMBY syndrome when we bring money to the table? A qualitative perspective on attitudes towards local nuclear waste repository

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Love Stjernqvist; [2018-02-05]
    Keywords : line of reasoning; long interviews; monetary compensation; NIMBY; nuclear waste repository;

    Abstract : Nuclear waste repository constitutes a great predicament in many countries. In Sweden, the Not- In-My-Backyard (NIMBY) syndrome has been rampant, as local opposition has blocked the attempts at storing nuclear waste at numerous occasions. If the dilemma is to be settled, the voice of the public must be heard. READ MORE