Technology-Assissted Prevention of Diabetes in Mauritius

Student thesis: Master thesis (including HD thesis)

  • Louise Bisbo Johnsen
4. term, Techno-Anthropology, Master (Master Programme)
Current thesis researches takes its’
stand in the high prevalence of
diabetes in Mauritius. The many
cultural aspects of diabetes prevention
in Mauritius has been explored through
a Techno-Anthropological approach,
which included a thorough literature
review alongside with empirical data
generation through fielwork. Two
NGO’s of Mauritius was taken into
account in the matter of the prevention
of diabetes. Moreover, it was analysed
how the perspective of Health Literacy
and eHealth Literacy can help in
developing prevention programmes in
the future.
Publication date2017
Number of pages87
ID: 259418575