Search for dissertations about: "developing country"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 180 swedish dissertations containing the words developing country.

  1. 1. Analysis of prerequisites to introduce computer-based information systems in health care : a developing country study

    Author : Khalid Moidu; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : health; information systems; computers; end-users; decision support systems; expert systems; systems development; systems evaluation; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : To attain a state of global health requires integrated efforts of many professionals. The lingua franca for the many professionals involved in health care is data and information. For example, information on the extent of an infectious disease found in a community is required by the health care management, to mobilize appropriate resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Host Country Effects of Foreign Direct Investment : The Case of Developing and Transition Economies

    Author : Andreas Johnson; Jouke van Dijk; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign direct investment; Multinational enterprises; Economic growth; Developing economies; Corruption; International trade; Export; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four individual essays and an introductory chapter. While independent from each other, these essays share some common properties. They are all empirical and focus on the interaction between inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) and host country characteristics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Power to the people : Diffusion of renewable electricity in rural areas of developing countries

    Author : Pranpreya Sriwannawit; Staffan Laestadius; Cristina Chaminade; KTH; []
    Keywords : adoption; bibliometric; developing country; diffusion; photovoltaic; renewable energy; rural electrification; solar energy; sustainable development; bibliometri; diffusion; förnybar energi; hållbar utveckling; införande; landsbygdselektrifiering; solceller; solenergi; utvecklingsland; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Engineering and Management;

    Abstract : Nearly all the 1.3 billion people in the world with no electricity access live in developing countries. On the one hand, electricity is a basic need. On the other hand, the environment should not be further damaged. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Holistic Approach for Managing ICT Security in Non-Commercial Organisations : A Case Study in a Developing Country

    Author : Jabiri Kuwe Bakari; Louise Yngström; Christer Magnusson; Detmar Straub; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computer and systems science; Data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The research reported here is about improvement of the ICT security management process in non-commercial organisations in order to reduce possible financial damage, taking into consideration the realities found in developing countries. The research took place in a developing country—Tanzania, where five organisations were involved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Health in Developing Countries

    Author : Anna Welander Tärneberg; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Child Health; Developing Countries; Globalization; Democracy; Multilateral Debt Relief; Quality of Health Care; Health Worker Competence; Patient Satisfaction;

    Abstract : Health plays an essential role for human and economic development. This thesis consists of four independent empirical papers on health and health care in developing countries. The first paper investigates the relationship between globalization, democracy, and child health in low- and middle-income countries. READ MORE