International Journal of Communications and Networks


Role of Women in Tulama Oromo Gada System: The Case of Ilu, South-West Shewa Zone, Oromia Regional State

Research article of International Journal of Communications and Networks Role of Women in Tulama Oromo Gada System: The Case of Ilu, South-West Shewa Zone, Oromia Regional State Aregash Eticha Sefera* Lecture at Bule Hora University This study deals with the role of women in Gada system in Tulama Oromo of Ilu. Gada is an indigenous institution that incorporates political, social and economic issues of the Oromo. In this institution, Women have their own role and status in the political, social and economic affairs of the Oromo society. The objective of this study is to examine the role of women among Tulama Oromo of Ilu Gada system. To achieve this objective, both primary and secondary data was used. Accordingly, interview, focus group discussion and participant observation were employed to collect data. For this purpose, informants were selected from Abba Gada (father of Gada), Luba, Jaartii Cifree (wife of Yuba (retired Gada elder)), Haadha Siiqqee (wife of Abba Gada, Luba), community elders and culture and tourism office from government officials. These informants were participated in interview, focus group discussion. In such way, 36 informants were directly involved in the study. In anthropological studies, analysis is an instrument to extract meanings and interpretation from the data obtained during fieldwork. In such manner, data were presented in a qualitative type. The findings of the study show that women have tremendous role in gada system. In this case, no event or no ceremonies take place without the full participation of women. Women were basically represented and/or play a significant role through different institutions such as Siiqqee and other ritual ceremonies and institutions working as check and balances for protecting women’s right in general. Hence, without participation of women, the Oromoo socio-political practices could be meaningless. That is to say, any social, political and economic practice ...

Perspective Of Integrated Transport Systems For Sustainable Development In An Emerging Economy

Research article of International Journal of Communications and Networks Perspective Of Integrated Transport Systems For Sustainable Development In An Emerging Economy dosunmu Victor Ayodele1 and mogbojuri Oluwagbenga2 1Ladoke Akintola Universitty Of Technology, Ogbomoso 2Maritime Academy Of Nigeria Transport system plays a vital role in the economic growth and social wellbeing of any nation. In spite of its investment, Nigerian transport system has not always shown competent for accomplishing sustainable development. This paper examined the correlate of integrated transport and sustainable development. This paper adopts both primary data and secondary data using questionnaires and statistical bulletin as instruments. Both Descriptive and Inferential statistics were used to analyse the collected data. The result showed strong correlation between integrated transport system and sustainable development. It was concluded that integrated transport system is a veritable tool for sustainable development in any developing nation. Integrated transport also boosts the GDP of any developing nation like Nigeria by harnessing the various modes of transport. Revenue earned from transport sector should also be used to finance the sector in order to boost the GDP of the sector and also enhance productivity and sustainability of the sector. Keywords: integrated transport system, Gross Domestic Product, sustainable development ...

The influence of the media in the construction of food habits in children

Review article of International Journal of Communications and Networks The influence of the media in the construction of food habits in children Barros, M.I.T1; Sousa, A.A2; Pontes, M.M.L3 1Estudante do Curso de Bacharelado em Nutrição da FSM; 2Estudante do Curso de Bacharelado em Nutrição da FSM; 3Docente do Curso de Bacharelado em Nutrição da FSM; Introduction: Since the media is one of the main instruments of communication today, having a strong capacity to influence the construction of eating habits, especially in the children’s audience, we find pertinence in the association of these factors associated to the family nucleus. With regard to the family context, it is seen that children become more vulnerable to this technology because they spend a large part of their day surrounded by various instruments that, in most cases, allow negative access when it comes to conceptions food products, which is a consequence of the constant association of food advertisements with low nutritional content. With regard to the family context, it is seen that children become more vulnerable to this technology because they spend a large part of their day surrounded by various instruments that, in most cases, allow negative access when it comes to unhealthy conceptions food products, which is a consequence of the constant association of food advertisements with low nutritional content. Objective: Therefore, this work aims to correlate the influence of the media in the construction of eating habits in children. Methodology: This is a review study of the literature, with papers in Portuguese, researched in the period from 2011 to 2017 referenced in the Google Scholar database, having the following expressions as descriptors: Influence of Media and Eating Habits. Results and Discussion: We noticed that most publications we found claims that the media has a strong relationship in the construction of children’s eating habits ...

To establish protocols of multiprofessional team for oncology service in the Hospital das Clínicas of Pernambuco

Research article of International Journal of Communications and Networks To establish protocols of multiprofessional team for oncology service in the Hospital das Clínicas of Pernambuco Ramos, M.F.L¹; Almeida, G.G²; Lisboa, M.F.A³; Oliveira, P.S.B4; Brito, J.S5; Macêdo, E.F.T6 ¹Psicológa do Hospital das Clínicas da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco; ²Médico do HC/UFPE, 3,4Enfermeira do HC/UFPE, 5Terapeuta Ocupacional do HC/UFPE, 6Assistente Social do HC da UFPE Introduction: Multiprofessional team is the joining of efforts and interests of professionals who recognize the interdependence with other components in a cooperative work, to achieve synchronized and coordinated activity. Objectives: To establish protocols for patient care through discussion and construction of a plan of care for each patient admitted to the ward of the Oncology Service of the Hospital das Clínicas of Pernambuco (HC-PE); Promote security for the professional performance and integration between them; Stimulate the updating and constant training of the Multiprofessional Team. Methodology: Within 72 hours of hospitalization, we constructed the care guidelines for patients, in addition to preparing them for care after hospital discharge. The components of this team are social worker, doctor, nurse, speech therapist, nutritionist, psychologist, occupational therapist and pharmacist. Meetings are held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10:30 am in the ward on the eleventh floor of the HC-PE. The instruments of work are forms where we record the goals of care for the current hospitalization of each patient, planning after the discharge and another where the meetings with relatives and the respective referrals are registered. Communication and dissemination takes place through an email group and drive for document sharing. Every week, each member of staff presents aspects of their area of expertise. Results and Discussion: The formation of the group started on 09/08/17 and in each meeting we divided the time in referrals and discussion of a case with registration ...

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