HIV Infection and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current Status, Challenges, and Opportunities

Kharsany and Karim (2016) carried out a systematic review looking into the epidemiology of HIV infections across sub-Saharan Africa covering the factors that promote high incidence and mortality rates. Moreover, it investigates the priorities for mitigating the progression of HIV to an epidemic. It considers the means of maximizing the usage of the already limited resources to achieve these objectives. These objectives were diverse making the discussion widely informative but poorly focused. Kharsany and Karim (2016) did little to describe their methods of selecting sources for their report; hence, it is impossible to note if they conducted the due diligence necessary to pick the right publications...

Why does the Public Education Can Help to Increase Breastfeeding Rates in the United States?

The Contribution of Public Education to Increasing Breastfeeding Rates in the United States Name Institutional Affiliation The contribution of Public Education to Increasing Breastfeeding Rates in the United States Abstract Breastfeeding among mothers in the United States is alarmingly low, despite the high rates of initiation. The low rate of breastfeeding among the mothers is despite the knowledge of health, financial and psychological benefits of breastfeeding to the mother, the child and their families (Brenner & Buescher, 2011). The indication is that the mothers who begin with the intention to breastfeed receive inadequate support and education that can facilitate their commitment...

The influence of christianity on kamba marriage customs

DISSERTATION PROPOSAL by (Name) The Name of the Class (Course) Professor (Tutor) The Name of the School (University) The City and State where it is located 03 February 2018 Dissertation Proposal The spread of Christianity on African continent and its interaction with local ethnical groups created unusual forms of practice of religious customs on the continent. One of the most multiethnic countries in Africa is Kenya which is a home for hundreds of nations one of which is Kamba people. The religious distribution of this small nation (almost 3 million inhabitants) is quite equally divides it between Christianity and local religions and worships. The inclusion of Christian elements...

The Impact of Nurse Residency

The Impact of Nurse Residency/Transition Programs in Reducing Work Bullying, Stress, Burnout and Violence among New Graduate Registered Nurses Analysis There were 7 out of the 10 articles discussed that showed the issues of bullying and violence as a culture in nursing. Cantrell examined the prevalence of the newly graduated nurses concerning their vulnerability through surveying 550 of them (190). According to the survey, more than half (57%) of those who participated said that they have experienced being undervalued by others, this is according to Beecroft, Dorey, Wenten (200). Out of this, there were 35% reported to have experienced their learning process prevented by the other nurses....

Sugar tax

SUGAR TAX CONSUMPTION AND SPENDING Name Course Tutor's Name University City and State Date Sugar Tax Consumption and Spending There has been a lot of debate on whether or not sugar should be subjected to tax or not. While taxing sugar, the effect will not only be felt by sugar products but also on the consumer. Consumers will be affected by the way they consume as well as spend on sugar products. The research will be conducted to examine the effect of taxing sugar on consumption and spending patterns of consumers. One would wonder why the sudden concern about taxing sugar products. Recently, there has been a rise in cases such as obesity which has been directly linked to increased...

Social workers and motivation

SOCIAL WORKERS AND MOTIVATION Student Name Course Date There has been an unprecedented increase across the globe in the level of turnover among the social workers. This phenomenon has particularly been witnessed among social workers working in child welfare. This paper looks into ways of reducing this high level of turnover. It is true that numerous studies have been conducted in ways of reducing social workers turnover and subsequently increasing their retention in their workplace. This study aims to look into the organizational theories as one of the main factors that can be implemented to enhance worker's retention and thereby solving the issue of high turnover rates. For any social...

Sports marketing: A winning solution for companies to offer better visibility and thus increase their performance and fight against the crisis?

Name Teacher’s name Course Date PART 3: A Winning Solution for Better Sports Marketing Economic recessions do have an impact on the business marketing strategies and have also received significant attention in research. These contributions from research have been limited considering marketing for sports and other similar business emerging in the industry. The act of marketing involves more science than creativity in advertising. The amount of research granted to marketing plays a significant role in the analysis of the distribution channels, price points, and the creation of appropriate brand strategies. The use of given objectives to measure the performance of a given strategy of marketing...

Social activity and effects on depression in the elderly: a systemised review of the lived experiences of community dwelling older adults.

Social Activity and Effects on Depression in the Elderly: A Systemized Review of the Lived Experiences of Community-Dwelling Older Adults Social activity can either be formal or informal depending on the level of intimacy and intensity (Lee and Kim 2014). Formal activity is the one in which an individual gets involved through formal organizations where there are specific common objectives, and individuals work towards achieving these objectives. On the other hand, informal activity is casual and involves interaction with friends, family, and neighbors (Lee and Kim 2014). The latter is mainly linked to emotional function and is based on a kinship model and one’s role in the family. Evidence...

Social Activity and Effects on Depression in the Elderly

SOCIAL ACTIVITY AND EFFECTS ON DEPRESSION IN THE ELDERLYMethodology and methodThe qualitative method was preferred to quantitative for this systematic review due to the limitation of the data available and the design of the study. Regarding ethics, the study seeks a systematized review on only researched based literature that has made the standard ethical requirement. My sources of the review will be approved by the Institution Review Board to ascertain their ethical content and for ethical approval.Search strategyI designed search strategy to retrieve data from the original research published in English between 2008 and 2017 on the topic. The main concepts used were social activity and effects of...

Social Activity and Effects on Depression in the Elderly: A Systemized Review of the Lived Experiences of Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Background of Social Activity and Effects on Depression in the Elderly: A Systemized Review of the Lived Experiences of Community-Dwelling Older Adults Studies indicate that cases of depression among the elderly have been on the rise in recent years. Depression is caused by isolation which in turn affects mental health adversely. However, social activity helps address the issue of isolation among the elderly. Social activities such as dancing increase one’s confidence to face problems. Moreover, social activities increase an individual's self-worth because one can interact with other people who have more serious issues. This study is a systematic review of the qualitative literature on the...