Search for dissertations about: "Nicaragua"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 swedish dissertations containing the word Nicaragua.

  1. 1. Home alone sibling caretakers in León, Nicaragua

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Kjerstin Dahlblom; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    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; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Kajsa Åsling Monemi; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Violence against women; Birth-weight; Child growth; Under-nutrition; Infant morbidity; Under-five mortality; Bangladesh; Nicaragua; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Health and medical services in society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN 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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institute of International Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Gary Miron; Stockholms universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Specialundervisning; Nicaragua;

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Wilton Pérez; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    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

  5. 5. Intimate partner violence in Nicaragua studies on ending abuse, child growth, and contraception

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Virgilio Mariano Salazar Torres; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intimate partner violence; IPV; child growth; contraception; pregnancy; Nicaragua; ending abuse; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a pervasive, worldwide public health problem and one of the most common violations of human rights. The aim of this thesis were twofold: (i) to study the process and factors related to ending of IPV of Nicaraguan women and (ii) to examine to what extent IPV exposure is associated with the child linear growth and women’s contraceptive use after pregnancy. READ MORE