Healthy Ageing

Background: Socially vulnerable groups such as immigrants have been shown to have higher rates of morbidity and mortality in Norway and the health of elderly migrants has ..

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HIV & Aids

Human immunodeficiency Virus ( HIV ) infection remains to be a major public health concern in Europe. Surveillance data published by the European Centre for Disease.......................

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FGM

Background: The harmful traditional practices such as forced marriage (FM) and female genital mutulation (FGM) are significant national and international concern. Forced marriage is defined as a marriage where one or both parties

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NRK News…………………

Forskning. Somaliere i Norge endrer holdning til kjønnslemlestelse etter at de har vært i landet en stund. Fredag disputerer Abdi Ali Gele ved det medisinske fakultet ved Universitetet i Oslo. Gele er ansatt ved Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus (HiOA). Gele har gjennomført omfattende spørreundersøkelser blant somaliere i Oslo og i distriktene Hargeisa og Galka´aya i det nordlige […]

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Barriers and facilitators to civic engagement among elderly African immigrants in Oslo.

Barriers and facilitators to civic engagement among elderly African immigrants in Oslo. Gele AA1, Harsløf I. Author information Abstract The numbers of elderly immigrants are increasing in Norway and their participation in civic activities is recognized to be crucial to their health and wellbeing. A qualitative study of 24 African immigrants aged 50 years and […]

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Elderly African immigrants

Stimulating civic participation of elderly African immigrants in Oslo and Akershus Background: Socially vulnerable groups such as immigrants have been shown to have higher rates of morbidity and mortality in Norway and the health of elderly migrants has been identified as worse than that of the general older population. Elderly African immigrants are facing exceptional […]

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New doctorate on attitudes to female circumcision

  New doctorate on attitudes to female circumcision Abdi Ali Gele defended Friday 20 December his doctorate with the title: “Female Circumsion that home and away: Attitudes toward the practice Among Somali Immigrants in Oslo, Norway and Their Corresponding group in Hargeisa and Galka’ayo, Somalia. Written by: Helen Ghebremedhin and Warsame Ali Gel has his […]

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Zero Tolerance

Working towards the abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation and Forced Marriage among African immigrants in Norway. Background: The harmful traditional practices such as forced marriage (FM) and female genital mutulation (FGM) are significant national and international concern. Forced marriage is defined as a marriage where one or both parties do not consent freely to the […]

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The 2015 Ageing Report: Underlying Assumptions and Projection Methodologies

The 2015 Ageing Report: Underlying Assumptions and Projection Methodologies European Commission (DG ECFIN) and the Economic Policy Committee (AWG) The 2015 Ageing Report: Underlying Assumptions and Projection Methodologies(15 MB) In 2012, the ECOFIN Council asked the Economic Policy Committee (EPC) to update its age-related expenditure projections by the autumn of 2014, to take into account […]

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Failed campaigns against female genital mutilation

April 1, 2014 – 06:41 Article from Kilden Information Centre for Gender Research in Norway International organisations that campaign against female genital mutilation are being met with scepticism. Changes must come from within, says researcher. Keywords: Culture, Gender research, Human rights, Islam, Religion, Tradition,Women’s health SendPDFPrint By: Kristin Marie Skaar There is scepticism towards international […]

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