Search for dissertations about: "Nicaragua"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 swedish dissertations containing the word Nicaragua.

  1. 1. "For a better life..." : a study on migration and health in Nicaragua

    Author : Cecilia Gustafsson; Gunnar Malmberg; Aina Tollefsen; Mark Rosenberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration; health; health care; migration-health nexus; Nicaragua; remittances; mobile livelihoods; translocal geographies; vulnerability; suffering; coping; undocumentedness; mixed-methods; HDSS; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores and analyses the manifold relations between migration and health, what I call the migration-health nexus, in the contemporary Nicaraguan context. The study is based on fieldwork in León and Cuatro Santos and a mixed-methods approach combining qualitative in-depth interviews and quantitative survey data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Home alone : sibling caretakers in León, Nicaragua

    Author : Kjerstin Dahlblom; Lars Dahlgren; Rodolfo Peña; Bengt Höjer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sibling caretakers; life skills; school absenteeism; ethnographic approach; children’s participation; children’s rights; developing country; Nicaragua; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Sibling caretaking, although common across time and cultures, has not been well researched from the carer’s point of view. In Nicaragua, ranked as one of the poorest countries in the Americas, sibling caretaking is common. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Violence Against Women on Child Growth, Morbidity and Survival : Studies in Bangladesh and Nicaragua

    Author : Kajsa Åsling Monemi; Lars Åke Persson; Ruchira Tabassum Naved; Lars Smedman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Violence against women; Birth-weight; Child growth; Under-nutrition; Infant morbidity; Under-five mortality; Bangladesh; Nicaragua; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore the impact of physical, sexual and emotional violence against women of reproductive age and the level of controlling behaviour in marriage on child health and survival in two different cultural settings: Bangladesh and Nicaragua. Data were acquired from four quantitative community-based studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Special needs education in Nicaragua : a study of the prevalence of children with disabilities in primary schools and the factors affecting their successful participation

    Author : Gary Miron; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Specialundervisning; Nicaragua;

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  5. 5. Millennium Development Goals in Nicaragua : Analysing progress, social inequalities, and community actions

    Author : Wilton Pérez; Carina Källestål; Ilona Koupil; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Millennium Development Goals; child survival; poverty; inequality; interventions; spatial model; Nicaragua;

    Abstract : The world has made important efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by 2015. However, it is still insufficient and inequalities prevail in the poorest settings. READ MORE