Search for dissertations about: "sub-Saharan Africa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 190 swedish dissertations containing the words sub-Saharan Africa.

  1. 1. Employment, Competition and Firm Performance : A Sub-Saharan Africa Perspective

    Author : Johnson Bosco Rukundo; Per-Olof Bjuggren; José Lobo; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
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    Abstract : This thesis addresses employment, competition and firm performance with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. The thesis consists of three individual papers and an introductory chapter. The purpose of each paper is to analyze firm performance. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Theoretical Model for Telemedicine : Social and Value Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Mengistu Kifle Gelan; Lars Asker; Philip F. Musa; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Telemedicine e-health; Sub-Saharan Africa; Least developed Countries; Visually based Clinical Applications; Information and Communication Technology ICT Transfer; Partial Least Squares; Culture; Computer and systems science; Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region is faced with limited medical personnel and healthcare services to address the many healthcare problems of the region. Poor health indicators reflect the overall decline in socio-economic development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Childhood Sexual Abuse Against Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa : Individual and Contextual Risk Factors

    Author : Ismail Yahaya; Gloria Macassa; Joaquim Soares; Antonio Ponce De Leon; Antony Beech; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; alcohol; child sexual abuse; demographic and health survey; multilevel; neighbourhood; sexual violence; smoking; social disorganisation; socio-economic status; sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Background and objectives: Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is a substantial public health and human rights problem, as well as a growing concern in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It has both short and long term effects on girls: physical and psychological, including negative sexual outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Development and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Jonas Poulsen; Eva Mörk; Niklas Bengtsson; Karl Moene; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ANC; regression discontinuity; IV; party effects; Rwandan genocide; rainfall; propaganda; social capital; South Africa; mining; resource curse; crime; criminality; Internet; protests; submarine cables; regime change; Africa; employment; light;

    Abstract : Essay I: The African National Congress (ANC) can look back on eighty years of struggle which resulted in the liberation of black Africans, the creation of a democratic constitution and free elections. However, the last twenty years of ANC rule has been criticized for the failure to bring higher living standards for the formerly oppressed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Process improvement in a third world organisation : a study from Sub Saharan Africa

    Author : Raine Isaksson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology and Management;

    Abstract : First World improvement theory has been tested in a Third World organisation. A First World improvement process has been defined as a tool for testing. READ MORE