Sökning: "Somali women"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 11 avhandlingar innehållade orden Somali women.
1. Tradition as Resource : Transnational Somali Women Traders Facing the Realities of Civil War
Sammanfattning : This dissertation is an analysis of interviews with and observations among transnational Somali women traders, located in Somaliland (northwest Somalia) and Dubai. Since the outbreak of the Somali civil war an increasing number of women have become the sole providers of their families. LÄS MER
2. Vitamin D in Somali women living in Sweden
Sammanfattning : Introduction: Sunlight is the major source of Vitamin D synthesis. Information regarding vitamin D, bone status and general health in Somali women living in Sweden is limited. Vitamin D binding protein (DBP) is the major carrier of most vitamin D metabolites. It is not clear whether DBP is genetically determined or influenced by external factors. LÄS MER
3. ’Moving On’ and Transitional Bridges : Studies on migration, violence and wellbeing in encounters with Somali-born women and the maternity health care in Sweden
Sammanfattning : During the latest decade Somali-born women with experiences of long-lasting war followed by migration have increasingly encountered Swedish maternity care, where antenatal care midwives are assigned to ask questions about exposure to violence. The overall aim in this thesis was to gain deeper understanding of Somali-born women’s wellbeing and needs during the parallel transitions of migration to Sweden and childbearing, focusing on maternity healthcare encounters and violence. LÄS MER
4. Nutrition and Physical Activity among Somali Immigrants in Sweden
Sammanfattning : Overall aim of the thesis The overall aim of the research was to explore dietary habits, physical activity and weight status of Somali immigrants in southern Sweden. Method Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used. LÄS MER
5. Vitamin D, muscle strength, prolonged labour, Caesarean sections and lifestyle : Clinical and intervention studies in pregnant Somali and Swedish women and new mothers
Sammanfattning : Long-term severe vitamin D deficiency may cause osteomalacia with muscle weakness, pain, soft bones, cramps and eventually death. In a pilot study, I found many Somali women to be vitamin D deficient and very weak. LÄS MER