This overview presents most of the master theses in the Amsterdam Master's in Medical Anthropology (AMMA).

Abrishami Shirazi, Payam, Contribution, challenge, or threat? Dutch psychiatrists' attitudes toward pharmaceutical promotion (2007) [pharmaceutics, psychiatrists, promotion, marketing, psychiatry]

Aggarwal, Sanjay, Between Rejection and Belonging: Exploring mental health disparities between homosexual and heterosexual men in Amsterdam (2010)

Agustina, Nurul, Back to Childhood: A study on urinary incontinence perception among the female elderly in Jakarta (2001) [incontinence, elderly, women, urine, care, stigmatisation, dirt]

Akello Ayebare, Grace, Common diseases and medicine use at a primary boarding school in Uganda (2003) [common disease, primary school, ethnography, public healthcare, Uganda]

Alaiyemola, Stephen Oludare, We are family: Perspectives of male British Pakistanis on the persistence of first cousin marriage practice (2002) [Pakistan, first cousin marriage, Rishta, genetic testing]

Alam, Ashraful, Care for the elderly poor: A case study of a Bangladeshi village (2000)

Alam, Mohammad Didarul, The secrets of young people. Exploring sexuality and health among adolescents in rural Bangladesh (2001) [Bangladesh, sex, sexuality, adolescent, STD, HIV/AIDS, behaviour]

Alemu, Fasika Ferede, Minors’ awareness about the new abortion law and access to safe abortion services in Ethiopia: The Case of Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Centers in Addis Ababa (2010)

Alemu, Engudaye Liku, From confrontation to castration: Sexual harassment and the young Dutch (2003) [sexual harassment, students]

Algaba Masis, Tania Maria, Discussing sexuality among Nicaraguan female adolescents: An anthropological study (2010)

Alkaff, Raihana Nadra, Ambiguities around “Telat Bulan” A study of married women's practices and perceptions of termination of (suspected) pregnancy, in Jakarta, Indonesia (2006) [pregnancy, married women, abortion]

Allport, Michelle Lynn, Suffering, Depression and the Freedom in Learning about Psychological Violence: a process of orientation for women in Mexico City (2008) [women, Mexico, violence, sex, gender, abuse]

Amelia, Tiara, Home birth care in the eyes of Indonesian women in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (2010)

Andriansyah, Ricky, “Money Talks” A study on the interaction between drug actors and non-drug actors within the community in Bures, Jakarta, Indonesia (2010)

Anisah, Hindun, “Deddik jen Nyaman” (It's more pleasurable). The meanings of Madurese Muslim rituals prior to sexual intercourse (2005) [sex, rituals, sexual intercourse, gender, religion, Muslim]

Arca Jr., Romeo Abad, On Disgrasya and Kati: Talk of Filipino Boys on Teenage Pregnancy (2002) [teenage, pregnancy, sex, adolescent, gender]

Arends, Marleen, Drugs & penal pains (2009)

Arhinful, Daniel Kojo, Ghanaian migrants and social security assistance to relatives at home (1998) [immigrants, remittances, assistance, relatives, healthcare]

Asmani, Chilanga Ambrose, Borstvoeding in Nederland: The meanings and experiences of breastfeeding among Dutch mothers (2004) [breastfeeding, motherhood]

Austiyana, Mimin, Tingkeban, Brokohan, Selapanan: Javanese care and rituals during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum in Kalisari, Bojonegoro, East Java, Indonesia (2004) [rituals, pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, rural, heritage, religion]

Beijer, Carin, “Although 90% of the system is against us, we are able to survive”. An exploratory study of West-African Christian migrants living in the Netherlands on healing practices and sources of empowerment in times of social distress (2006)

Beijers, Huub, People with a mission. Meanings of psychosocial distress of Cape Verdean migrants in the Netherlands (2004) [religion, distress, healthcare, immigrants, psychiatry]

Bekele, Abeba, Prevention of childhood diseases among the Soddos of Gurage, Ethiopia (1999) [prevention, childhood, disease, village]

Bidu, Assefa Mulu, Perceptions of epilepsy among Ethiopian immigrants in the Netherlands (2004) [immigrants, epilepsy, perception, stigma]

Biljana, Andonovska, Relationship between health and healing subjectively interpreted among participants of a Zen Buddhist healing group in Amsterdam (1999) [Zen, Buddhist, healing, health, alternative therapy, new age]

Blinne, Kristen, Pubic relations - Depilation: disgust & desire (2007) [pubic hair, hair removal, sexuality, body hair]

Brewer, Sara, The Social Life of Ibogaine: Meanings of medicine through Ibogaine and its providers (2010)

Bruin, Jacinta, It simply has to be commercial: perceptions of Dutch occupational health physicians on the consequences of the commercialisation of Dutch occupational health services (1999)

Bukuluki, Paul, Factors influencing low levels of teenage pregnancy in the Netherlands. A case study in Amsterdam city (1999) [teenage, pregnancy, sex, adolescent, Amsterdam]

Chaiprasitti, Sasitorn, Fractured bone, fractured knowledge. The transmissions of Northern Thai bone healing in the time of khwam thansamai (2005) [traditional medicine, healing, bone healing, rituals, healer]

Challinor, Julia, “She makes it better because she is my best friend”: Friendship among children with a visual impairment in Ireland (2009)

Chowdhury, Sadia, Sharing responsibility: perceptions and awareness of male partners regarding the effects of female contraception (2009)

Chowdhury, Shahanoor Akter, Ghanaian women in the Netherlands and their perceptions of safe childbirth (2003) [childbirth, immigrants, midwife, pregnancy, birth]

Ciaffi, Laura, Back to the future: Family responding to HIV/AIDS in the era of combination therapy (2000) [HIV/AIDS, combination therapy, famiily, stigma, experience, antiretroviraltherapy]

Coppoolse, Krista, Phantoms and the body: Experiences of phantom pain (2000) [phantom pain, amputation, suffering, experience]

Correa Farias, Maria Elisabeth, Being There. Perceptions of Dutch fathers about their participation during childbirth. (2004) [father, fatherhood, childbirth, pregnancy, perception]

Cu-Unjieng, Charmaine G., HIV in the time of 'sexual liberation'. An exploratory study in Boracay Island, Philippines (2004)

Dagapioso, Maisie F.J., “Walay Sakit… Dili Himsong…” (Not sick… Not healthy…) Knowledge and experiences of health, illness and well-being of street children in Zamboanga-City, Philippines. An exploratory study (2001) [street children, health, children, well-being, experience, ethnography]

Dahal, Kapil Babu, Born from death. Displaced war widows in Nepal on the way to remaking their life (2006) [widow, displacement, health, loss, grievance]

Daneshvar, Shahab, Torture and Resistance: Marxist prisoners in Iran during the late Pahlavi era (1971-77) (2010)

Dang Vu, Trung, Cùng thu'c hiên, 'joint implementation,' but… An explanatory study of gender dynamics in birth control in Vietnam (2001) [gender, birth control, family planning, ethnography, IUD, condoms, pill]

Darwisyah, Siti Rokhmawati, Behind the scenes of early marriage in Perigi - East Lombok West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia: The young women's story (2002) [marriage, adolescent, teenage, perception]

Derwig, Mariette C., 'Being fat' from a child's point of view: Experiences and perceptions on body size in overweight children (2004) [children, adolescents, overweight, obesity, perception]

Desalegn, Ashebir, Feeling cold in winter: Ethiopian Migrants' Conceptualization of Depressive Illness (2000) [conceptualization, depression, illness, psychiatry]

Díaz del Castillo, Adriana, Swinging between control and contingency: embodied experiences of young adults with type 1 diabetes living in the Netherlands and England (2007) [diabetes, type 1, experience, mellitus, control]

Donoso, Carla, Looking for the voices of children living with HIV in Chile : A case study approach. (2003) [HIV/AIDS, children, perception, stigma]

Dorgabekova, Moumina, On Mru women health beliefs and practices and on their non-use of health services (2003) [traditional medicine, belief, ethnic minority, health, healthcare]

Dulay, Heinrich B., Of kilatis, women and Filipino seafarers: perceptions of Filipino seafarers on sexually transmitted disease, its prevention and treatment (2004) [STD, seafarers, prevention, HIV/AIDS, peers, social control]

Dulfer, Wies, Mental Complaints: Symptom of Protest? Women and the WAO, Experiences and interpretations of young women working in the health care sector over life, work, illness and disability (2001) [mental illness, WAO, women, Loss model, Deprivation-Domination model, experience]

El-Karimy, Elisabetta, Work and Well-being, Exotic observations of the Katwijker fishers (1999) [work, well-being, ethnography, culture]

Elema, Riekje, Who owns the breast? (2001) [women, breast cancer, sexuality, femininity, lumpectomy, mastectomy]

Elks, Svagita Sydney, Maasai Motherhood: the social experience of pregnancy loss in Eluwai & Enguiki (2008) [Tanzania, pregnancy, loss, motherhood]

Erazo Pesántez, Maria de los Ángeles, The relation between biomedicine and local knowledge in primary health care: Experiences and strategies of the Jambi Huasi health center, in Ecuador (2008) [biomedicine, traditional medicine, Ecuador, indigenous]

Evans, Lori, An Ethnography: Community Health and Risk Perceptions of Young Foreign Female Squatters - Amsterdam (2002) [women, squatters, ethnography, health, risk, immigrant]

Fagan, Jennifer, Sweet Water: Local Perceptions of Guinea Worm in Tchetti, Benin (2001) [Guinea Worm, epidemy, eradication, transmission, prevention, infection]

Fast, Danya, Wa mwisho kulala na wa kwanza kuamka: Fighting for life on the streets of Dar Es Salaam (2007) [children, well-being, streetlife, urban environment, health]

Felipe, Philip S., How and why older people live in institutions: A case study from the Philippines (2003) [elderly, geriatry, care home, family]

Fries, LeAnna , “Yoga is what you want it to be.” Untwisting the meaning of yoga, health and well-being in a Southern California community (2001) [yoga, health, well-being, alternative medicine, healing]

Gadri, Amina , Giving Birth to Death. The experience of dying in a palliative care home (2001) [death, palliative care, care home, relationships, experience]

Gavrovska, Milka, Infant Nutritional Practices in Rural Areas of the Republic of Macedonia (2000) [rural, infant, nutrition, infant mortality, healthcare]

Gidibo, Jirra F., Perceptions and practices concerning pregnancy and childbirth among Ethiopian migrant mothers in the Netherlands (2004) [childbirth, immigrants, midwife, pregnancy, birth, home birth, perception]

Goldstein, Zoe, Practitioners at the cutting edge. Understanding competence in the practice of non-mainstream body modification (2007) [piercings, tattoos, body modification, scarification, risks, regulation, health]

Golinko, Michael, Mind incubation: A focused ethnography of an oriental medical doctors training community in South Korea (2002) [ethnography, medical training, oriental medicine, traditional medicine]

Gonzaléz, Andrés Suaréz, How do Colombian illegals cope with health problems in Amsterdam (1999) [illegal, health, coping, social security, immigrant]

Graham, Susanna, Alzheimer’s: A shared disease. Experiences of couples in an Alzheimer’s support group. (2009)

Gunawan, Ronald, Health, hygiene and poverty. Perceptions and practices around child defecation in a poor neighborhood in Jakarta (2005) [health, hygiene, poverty, defecation, poverty, slum, diarrhea, children]

Gurgenidze, Nino, Body on Alert! Living with rheumatoid arthritis: Non-geriatic individuals in the Netherlands (2007) [rheuma, arthritis, disease, suffering, well-being]

Hahn, Barbara, Happy endings: An ethnographic account of elderly women's life at the house of providence (part 1), (part 2) (2005) [ethnography, elderly, care home, geriatry, family, women]

Herat, Shamindra, Psychiatry, other illness-conceptions & bodily knowledge (2010)

Hermel, Margaret Hartzer, Sharing dreams: The experience, meaning and practice of nighttime parenting (2008) [children, dreams, nighttime, parenting, mother, sleeping]

Hernandez, Laufred, Sexualities, Identities and Bodies: The Framing of Pagkatao Among Establishment-based Male Sex Workers in the Philippines (2002) [sexuality, identity, sex workers, men, HIV/AIDS, STD, prostitution, protection]

Hien, Phan Thi Thu, Sexual coercion within marriage. A qualitative study in a rural area of Quang Tri, Vietnam (2004) [sexual coercion, marriage, gender, experience, health]

Hughes, Alexander, Finding Teresias: The transgender and the symbol (2006) [transgender, homosexuality, transition, gender, cultural construction, dysphoria]

Igreja, Victor, NKONDO and NDONDO: Women's Psychological Suffering in Gorongosa District in Central Mozambique (part 1), (part 2) (2001) [trauma, suffering, psychosocial, women, gender, perception, violence]

Imelda, Johanna Deborah, Between disease and illness: How girls in prostitution perceive and treat vaginal discharge (2003) [disease, illness, prostitution, perception, extramarital, STD, vaginal discharge, treatment]

Ingabire, Chantal, Both Health and Life Matter. Becoming a sex worker: The experiences of women living in Kigali, Rwanda (2010)

Ingkokusumo, Gunawan, "Sakit Salah Jalan" Sexually Transmitted Illness: Perception and Health seeking behaviour among the Dani Men in the Wamena Jayawijaya District, Papua Province, Indonesia (2000) [STD, men, behaviour, HIV/AIDS, health, perception]

Iswari, Agnes, “Duit Jin Dimakan Setan” ('Illegal money being spent for something bad'). A Study on Patterns and Behaviour among Drug Abusers in Urban Pooor Jakarta (2001) [drug users, poverty, family, treatment, perception, transmission, stigma]

Juariah, “I choose the best”. Decision making processes of Sundanese women in choosing a health care provider during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum periods in rural areas of West Java (2005) [pregnancy, childbirth, healthcare, family, religion, midwife, infant mortality, prenatal care]

Kalvesmaki, Andrea, Metaphors & Meaning. Expressions of ADHD in the Netherlands (2010)

Kessels, Mirjanne, Talking about sexuality with friends in everyday life. Voices of young African adults who came as an AMA to the Netherlands (2005) [sexuality, adolescents, refugee, perception, social network, sexual education]

Keyzer, Gemma, Perspectives on healthcare services and psychosocial well-being: Congolese migrants in the Netherlands (2008) [immigrants, healthcare, well-being, Congo, asylum, witchcraft]

Kirbat, Preeti, User representations and diaphragm use in the Netherlands (1998) [diaphragm, contraceptives, birthcontrol, family planning, health]

Kodde, Astrid, The professionalization and diversity of roles of the practice assistant in general practice in the Netherlands (2005) [practice assistant, general practitioner, relationship, patient, behaviour]

Kong'ong'o, Maurice, “You need eyes on your back.” A study of perception of children's risks among parents in a Dutch suburb (1998) [parental care, children, perception, risk, child mortality, prevention]

Kurniasari, Miladi, “How to make them stay?” Understanding the challenge and motivation of nurses and midwives working in the village health posts in Agats, Akat and Sawa Erma Sub Districts, Asmat District, Papua Province, Indonesia (2008) [Indonesia, Papua, healthcare, health post, facilities]

Kyaddondo, David, “We don't need more hands we need more love”. Home care in changing situations. (1998) [home care, nurse, healthcare, services, perception, experience]

Larotonda, Alice, In, On and Through the Body. Experiencing and Negotiating Uncertainty and Difference in Paediatric Rare Diseases (2012)

Lazarashvili, Iveta, At home in limbo. Understanding the role of the community of Russian Christian Orthodox Church in Amsterdam in psychosocial well-being of its members with a history of migration (2006) [religion, Russian Orthodox church, church community, belonging, identity, empowerment, resilience, personal growth]

Liaqat, Ahmad Waqass, Disease, Despair and Vulnerability: How Interactions Between Health Care Workers and People with HIV/ AIDS Affect the Lives of AIDS Patients in Pakistan (2009)

Lim-Nalian, Maricel, Measles in children is dangerous but normal: lay perceptions and practices related to measles among residents Parola, an urban poor community in Tondo, Manila (1999) [measles, immunisation, perception, children, health, information]

Low, Leelan, The adequacy of health related quality of life (HRQOL) measurement tools: A study of the SF-36 among Malaysians living in the Netherlands. (2003) [quality of life, HRQOL, measurement, monitoring, treatment, SF-36]

Maarij, Ahmaduddin, Afghan nomad's perceptions of diarrhea. Advices for child health care providers (2005) [diarrhea, nomad, health care, childhood, ethnography, perception, taxonomy, treatment, hygiene]

Mahbub, Amina, Shutika a reproductive illness in Bangladesh: Cultural interpretation and coping mechanism of the rural women (1998) [women, reproduction, shutika, culture, coping, childbirth]

Malahom, Pimontipa, Positive versus Pregnant. HIV positive women and reproductive health in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand (2010)

Manlagnit, Alicia Borja, Recasting “Care”: Changes in the care of older people in a rural community in the Philippines (2003) [elderly, geriatry, care, rural, perception, coping]

Mao, Xiaoqing, Clinical Encounters with Chinese Medicine. Experiences of Chinese practitioners and Dutch patients in a Chinese clinic in Amsterdam (2001) [Chinese medicine, traditional medicine, doctor-patient relationship, alternative medicine]

Marcoes, Lies, Metu, mantu, mati (hatched, matched, dispatched) Traditional Javanese Reproductive Health Care among the Javanese-Surinamese in the Netherlands (2000) [reproduction, healthcare, tradition, ritual, health, Muslim, biomedicine]

Mazzeo, Agata, “Casale Monferrato is not the City of Asbestos; Casale Monferrato is the City that Fights Against Asbestos!” (2012)

Medjeu, Jeanne Marie, We are always to blame: Parents' view on attention deficit hyperactivity disorders (2002) [parental care, children, ADHD, teachers, coping]

Meerschwam, Gail, The lost Neshomeh: Experience of loneliness among five elderly Dutch Jewish widows (2004) [Jews, widow, ethnic minority, antisemitism, generativity, elderly]

Mekuria, Kassa Tiruneh, How do Ethiopian parents in the Netherlands perceive and communicate about their children'sex behaviour?. (2004) [parents, sexuality, children, adolescents, sex, sexual education]

Menelik, Tedros, "Houseflies do not enter a closed mouth." A study on the making of asylum stories and its effects on the life of asylum seekers and the refugee determination procedure (2000) [asylum, refugees, illegal, Netherlands]

Millenaar, Anthonie, Experiences of caretakers with their special children living together in the community in Japan and the Netherlands (2007) [caretakers, disability, CBS, care]

Mishra, Swasti, One for Everyone: An Anthropological Exploration of Drug-use: “Goa-trance” at European Music Festivals (2012)

Mpabulungi, Lillian, 'Booking a Dutch Doctor' Coping with health problems in the Netherlands: A case study of foreign students at ISS and UvA (1998) [foreign, students, healthcare, culture, patient-doctor relationship]

Mrutu, Nipael Eliabu, Pentecostalism and HIV/AIDS: The complexities of treatment choice in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania (2006) [pentecostalism, HIV/AIDS, religion, treatment]

Mufti, Gul-E-Rana, “It's about happiness and freedom”. Perceptions of health among Pakistani boys and girls living in the Netherlands (2003) [children, gender, health, perception]

Muleta, Mekonnen, Husbands’ roles in prenatal care in Addis Ababa (2009)

Munir, Lily Zakiyah, 'He is your garment, and you are his'. Marital Well Being and Sexuality among Elderly Javanese Women (2000) [marriage, well-being, sexuality, women, elderly, reproduction, culture]

Munthali, Alister, Changing modes of childhood illness prevention in rural Malawi (1999) [childhood, illness, prevention, biomedicine, public health]

Muurling-Wilbrink, Margriet, The silent emergency: 'You are what you eat!' (The perceptions of Tampuan mothers about a healthy well nourished body in relationship to their daily food patterns and food habits). (2005) [perception, mother, food, health, malnutrition, indigenous]

Nahar, Papreen, The wings of a butterfly: reproductive life and self image of Dutch women with epilepsy (1999) [reproduction, perception, epilepsy, women]

Negewo, Tilaye, Micro level analysis of contraceptive decision making: in the city of Amsterdam (1998) [contraception, decision, familyplanning, health]

Nepaul, Ava, Living Large. De Ervaring van Dikke Vrouwen; The experience of fat Dutch women (2000) [fat, obesity, experience, metabolism, overweight, weight loss, women]

Newsom, Catherine Elisabeth, The 'Fantasia' of womanhood: How women make sense out of mixed messages in Italian television (2004) [women, television, perception, representation, gender]

Ngemera, Daniel, Dutch men experiencing infertility, infertility treatment and involuntary childlessness (2001) [men, infertility, reproduction, treatment, coping]

Ngoc, Yen Pham, Behind the silence: the untold stories of children affected by HIV/AIDS in Vietnam, their concerns and coping strategies (2009)

Nguyen, Thi Thu Nam, A Qualitative Study of the Gender Dynamics of Married Couples'Experiences and Understanding of RTIs in Rural Hai Phong, Vietnam. (2003) [gender, marriage, RTI, reproduction, infection, rural]

Nguyen, Tran Lam, The dynamics of AIDS risk and gender relations among intravenous drug users in Northern Vietnam (2003) [injecting drug users, sex partners, sexual relationships, HIV/AIDS, syringe sharing, condom use]

Nike, Speranza-Nostra Nkwi, Development of road infrastructure and its impact on the spread of HIV/AIDS: A case study of Njinikom in Boyo Division, Cameroon (2003) [infrastructure, HIV/AIDS, rural, spread, sex]

Nkhata, Misheck Julian, Uncertainties of sex : Adolescent boys’ meanings and experiences of the first sexual intercourse in Chilumba, Malawi (2011)

Ochieng, Onyango Wycliffe, Cultural practices in sexuality and reproductive health among the Luo in Kenya (2009)

Ochoa Hoyos, Ana Maria, Eating patterns and their relationship with body image among Dutch teenagers. (2005) [eating pattern, food, body image, adolescent, perception]

Oey, Liesbeth, Family matters. How patients and treatment supporters experience directly observed TB treatment in Kota Bogor, Indonesia (2007) [patient, treatment, tuberculosis, DOT, family]

Oktalia, Juli, Betawi women's perceptions and experiences with labour pain. Kalo kagak sakit itu mah bukan beranak (Labour without pain is not labour) (2005) [Betawi, midwife, labour pain, pregnancy, post partum, perception]

Oktaviatie Ratnaningsih, Issac Tri, ‘Pleasure in the future’. A study of modern male contraception use among married couples in Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2010)

Olarte Sierra, Maria Fernanda, Surviving machines. On how nurses cope with suffering, death, and medical ideology in an Intensive Care Ward (2004) [intensive care, ICU, nurse, patient, coping]

Oomen, Janus, Torture narratives and the burden of giving evidence. (2004) [Amnesty International, torture, refugee, asylum, doctor, evidence]

Pakasi, Tiffany Tiara, The power of being together. A study of self-care groups of people affected by leprosy, in Subang District West Java, Indonesia (2007) [leprosy, self-care group, treatment, disability, stigma]

Parhar, Kamaljit, We are not hiding behind the geraniums. An anthropological exploration of wheelchair users in the Netherlands (2003) [wheelchair, disability, experience, embodiment]

Paridon, Marjolein van, A different mirror: Understanding negative sexual health outcome among Dutch black women by using an intersectional framework to look at ethno-gender stereotypes (2006) [black, gender, women, sex, sexual health, stereotype, ethnicity]

Park, Rebekah, “Drugs did not make me unhealthy”: Conversations with aging heroin users in Amsterdam (2003) [Heroin, drugs, addiction, perception, HIV/AIDS]

Payyappallimana, Unnikrishnan, From Rio to reality: A case study of bio-prospecting of local health knowledge in Kerala, India (2000) Summary

Persendt, Rosa, Hope to live. Traditional medicine as complementary therapy with antiretroviral drugs. An exploratory study in Katutura, Windhoek, Namibia (2008) [traditional medicine, antiretroviral, HIV/AIDS, Namibia]

Perujo Lavín, Emilia, A well kept secret. An insight into male infertility experiences in Mexico City (2010)

Pham, Hong Hanh, Perceptions and experiences of contraceptive methods and abortion. A qualitative study in a rural area Ha Noi, Vietnam. (2005) [contraception, abortion, perception, rural, family planning, pregnancy]

Phong, Vu Hong, Male sexual concerns in a rural town of Vietnam: an anthropological interpretation (2004) [men, sexual, sexual health, masculinity]

Powell, Bruce, Delicate Distinctions. Three Oregon physicians discuss diagnosing depression under the Oregon death with dignity act (2006) [depression, diagnosis, euthanasia, death]

Quang Vinh, Dao, A Qualitative Study on HIV Risk Among Drug Users in Vietnam: Reasons for Sharing Syringes and Needles (2001) [drug users, syringe, HIV/AIDS, infection, prevention]

Radyowijati, Aryanti, Six months without alcohol. Patient's experiences in adhering to tuberculosis preventive treatment (1998) [tuberculosis, non-adherence, Mantoux, health]

Ramanathan, Mala, Women's perceptions of white discharge and health seeking behaviour in an urban slum in Chemnai City, Tamil Nadu, India (1998) [slum, perception, discharge, health, women, poverty, reproduction, infection]

Ramdas, Sahienshadebie, Secrecy & disclosure. How women with sexually transmitted infections manage their steady relationships. An exploratory study in Suriname (2007) [STD, infection, relationship, transmission, sexuality]

Reeuwijk, Miranda van, Children in Tchetti, Benin. Their ideas and practices concerning dirt, hygiene and disease transmission: diarrhoea and other gastro-intestinal diseases (2001) [dirt, hygiene, diarrhea, gastro-intestinal disease, children, perception]

Rif’Ah, Erwin Nur, “Macak, masak, manak”: Javanese Muslim women’s experience of domestic violence (2004) [Muslim, women, domestic violence, experience, aggression, perception]

Rios Sandoval, Mariana, Being a father, being a man. Exploring fatherhood ideas and practices and the construction of masculinities among some men in Mexico City (2007) [fatherhood, father, masculinity, role model]

Romo-Medrano Mora, Karina E., Missing bodies : Experiences of pregnancy loss in a public hospital in Mexico City. (2009)

Rosenberg, Emily, Path to professionalization. The emerging role of intercultural mediators in health (2005) [mediator, health, hospital, staff, health]

Rossell Curco, Nuria, “Don’t you think it’s better to trust in God?” Perspective of parents abandoning therapy for their child with cancer (2010)

Rugolotto, Silvana, “Beyond family reciprocity”. The phenomenon of the Badanti. Immigrant women as non-kin caregivers for frail elderly in Verona (2005) [immigrant, elderly, caregiver, perception]

Ruppe, Georg, 'Healthy ageing' and its future. An exploratory study from Austria (2006) [health, old age, elderly, well-being, ageing]

Rutayisire, Théoneste, The meaning of trust in sociotherapy: A case study of traumatized refugees in the Netherlands (2008) [sociotherapy, refugees, asylum, Rwanda, Netherlands]

Rwemisisi, Jude Tibemanya, Sustaining Sexual Norms: Content and Flow of Information in Luweero Sub-County (2012)

Sadler, Euan Alexander, Nuances of gerotranscendence. Exploring the views and experiences of older people in Amsterdam (2004) [gerotranscendence, elderly, experience, ageing, geriatry]

Saeed, Mesha, Living with Breast Cancer and Experiencing Womanhood embedded within the context of 'Self' and 'Disease', in Islamabad Pakistan (2010)

Santos, Pete, Serious games of sexual relation. Attitudes and conceptions of young Cape Verdean men (2007) [sex, sexual relationships, sexual abuse, domestic violence, culture]

Satalkar, Priya, What has love got to do with marriage? Life stories of elderly women in Mumbai, India (2010)

Schoor, Vanessa van, Sitting Fire. A community-based study of home births and postpartum care in East Timor (2002) [postpartum, childbirth, home birth, care, maternal mortality, pregnancy]

Selim, Nasima, Doing Body, Doing Mind, Doing Self - Vipassana Meditation in Everyday Life (2011)

Setiawan, Made, I Wayan nangis (My little one is weeping): A study on STD's perception among rural Balinese men (2000) [STD, men, rural, perception, transmission]

Shaw, Malissa, Shaping vulnerability. An analysis of the factors creating HIV/AIDS vulnerability among women in a Garifuna village (2009)

Slegh, Henny, Between spirits and rights : social navigation of women in Southern Mozambique. (2009)

Soto-Lafontaine, Melisa, Gender variance, institutional imaginaries. Latin American transgendered immigrants in the Netherlands (2008) [transgender, rights, Latin America, immigrants, Netherlands]

Spronk-Bailey, Clare, Motherhood & negotiating social fields. Experiences of Zimbabwean women living with HIV (2009)

Stangeland, Aashild, Facing Diversity. A study of Dutch community nurses and their experiences of working with patients from a Turkish and Moroccan background (2000) [nurse, ethnic, background, ethnicity, experience, ethnography]

Steentjes, Marion, Immigrant leprosy patients' views of their illness and its influence on their position in Dutch Society; an emic view (2001) [leprosy, immigrant, illness, deformity, coping, society]

Sturkenboom, Ingrid, Healing Care? Rehabilitation of female Turkish and Moroccan patients with chronic pain from a family perspective (2004) [women, rehabilitation, chronic pain, family, culture, disability]

Suryono, Astrianda, “Wanita dijajah pria sejak dulu… Dijadikan perhiasan sangkar madu…” An ethnographic study on a hospital-based women’s crisis center and help-seeking behavior of women experiencing domestic violence in Metropolitan Jakarta, Indonesia (2002) [domestic violence, women, help-seeking behaviour, aggression, hospital]

Thuy, Bui Thi Thanh, Supervisor and accomplice. Social life and sexual behaviour of construction workers in Hanoi (2005) [sexual behaviour, workers, rural, urban, HIV/AIDS, STD, prevention, extra-marital relationships, peers, social control, social network]

Titze, Carola, Navigating a culture of fear Transgenerational processes and structural violence in Nepal (2011) [transgenerational suffering, social navigation, culture of fear, structural violence]

Tjiong, Hoey Lan, Facing cancer. Ideas and experiences of Dutch Chinese immigrants (2009)

Tomlinson-Cox, Petra, Attitudes, practices and experiences of health professionals and obese patients in the infertility clinic. A study at Leicester Fertility Centre, UK. (2007) [obesity, professionals, infertility, treatment]

Triningtyasasih, Private life violence: female Dutch students' perceptions and experiences (1999) [violence, women, students, perception, experience, coping, vulnerability]

Tyas, Tri Hayuning, Pasung. Family experience of dealing with “the deviant” in Bireuen, Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, Indonesia (2008) [Pasung, Indonesia, restraint, mental illness, confinement]

Ueki, Hikaru, ‘Departure’ from a long life. End-of-life care in Japanese nursing homes. An ethnographic study. (2009)

Unnikrishnan,Payyappallimana, From Rio to Reality: A Case Study of Bio-prospecting of Local Health Knowledge in Kerala, India. (2000) [biomedicine, traditional medicine, culture, plants, health]

Upadhaya, Nawaraj, “Distress, a Door to Happiness?” The Meaning and Etiology of Everyday Adolescent Distress, in a Nepalese Government High School (2011)

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