Sökning: "Kiribati"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 9 uppsatser innehållade ordet Kiribati.

  1. 1. Activity and participation at home and in the community for individuals using lower limb prostheses : A qualitative study conducted in Kiribati

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för rehabilitering; Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för rehabilitering

    Författare :Elin Svensk; Josefin Lång; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Developing countries; diabetes; Pacific Island countries PIC´s ; prostheses; participation; activity;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Kiribati has one of the highest rates of diabetes in the world. A major consequence of diabetes is amputation which creates a demand for prosthetic and orthotic services. It is well established that people with amputations who do not have access to a prosthesis experience difficulties with their mobility and participation in society. LÄS MER

  2. 2. How to Save a Disappearing Nation? Discourses on How to Address the Consequences of Climate Change Induced Migration and Examples from Kiribati

    Master-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Författare :Akinalp Orhan; [2018]
    Nyckelord :climate change induced migration; kiribati; climate change; argumentative discourse analysis; migration;

    Sammanfattning : Migration induced by the impacts of climate change is a complex phenomenon that consists of various concepts. It also consists of various perspectives about the cause and the effects of such migration. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Landscape and Identity in Kiribati

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Författare :Jana Gheuens; [2017]
    Nyckelord :Landscape; Identity; Climate Change; Kiribati; Migration;

    Sammanfattning : In this thesis, I will look into the relationship between landscape and identity on the island nation of Kiribati, a low lying island nation in the Micronesian region of the Pacific that is currently under threat by climate change. Based on qualitative research from several islands in Kiribati (semi-structured interviews and observations), I explore how landscape and landscape changes, identity, and present and future challenges are perceived by Kiribati residents. LÄS MER

  4. 4. 'A Food Culture in Transition'. Perceptions of Healthy Eating and Reasoning in Food Choices - A Grounded Theory Study of Young Mothers in South Tarawa, Kiribati

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Socialmedicin och global hälsa

    Författare :Anna Fallgren; [2017]
    Nyckelord :Public health; Food choices; Healthy eating; Kiribati; Pacific; Qualitative study; Mothers; Non-communicable diseases; Poverty; Climate change; Nutrition; Culture; Food policy; Non-governmental organisations; Participation; Social Sciences; Medicine and Health Sciences; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : The recent shift towards energy-dense and nutrient-poor diets has led to an increase of diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardio-vascular disease. Due to poverty, geographical remoteness and lack of cultivable land, Kiribati experiences a double burden of malnutrition with high levels of NCDs among adults, and undernourishment among children. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Implementing a Deposit Refund System for P.E.T bottles in the Maldives: An Ex-ante Analysis of Political Feasability Based on the Models of Kiribati and Palau

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Författare :Nashfa Hawwa; [2016]
    Nyckelord :SIDS; political feasibility; PET; Maldives; deposit-refund system; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : PET waste is the most visible environmental threat in the Maldives, a Small Island Developing State (SIDS). The thesis aims to propose the deposit refund system as a policy intervention, and evaluates the feasibility of introducing the system in the Maldives. LÄS MER