Browsing Faculty of Psychology by Subject "Social determinants of health"
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Implementing the Public Health Act in a local setting: Addressing the social inequities in health in a Norwegian municipality (The University of Bergen, 2014-05-20)Background: The increasing presence of social inequities in health defies the values of solidarity and justice. In an attempt to address this challenge The Public Health Act was adopted 2012 in Norway. The Act proposes ...Master thesis
Social Determinants of Chronic Child Malnutrition in Peru: Comparison of a National Sample to a Sample from the Rural Andes from the Peru 2006-2008 Measure DHS Project. (The University of Bergen, 2010)Introduction: This study explored social determinants of chronic child malnutrition on national level and in very poor ruralities in the Andean region in Peru. Methods: Two samples were studied, a national sample, (n = ...Master thesis
Social Determinants of Health in Very Poor Ruralities. Striving and Thriving in Dire Conditions: Is It Possible? A Qualitative Study with Women in a Poor Rural District of Ghana (The University of Bergen, 2010-05-16)Women living in very poor rural regions of developing countries are among those in the world facing the largest, avoidable risk for early illness, disability and death. Yet, some women in very poor areas are healthier than ...Master thesis
Understanding how the poorest can thrive: A case study of the Mangyan women on Mindoro, Philippines (The University of Bergen, 2010-05-18)This masters' thesis is within the field of Social Determinants of Health in very poor rural areas. Within this field, the focus is on the topic of social determinants of social position and health. The purpose of this ...Master thesis