Articles by Author: Dan Ojwang

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  1. Positive Psychology: The Case of Uganda

    Positive Psychology: The Case of Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The application of positive psychology concepts in professional psychology in Uganda is in its infancy. Both undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes in Ugandan universities have very limited emphasis on positive psychology concepts. Some applications are apparent in HIV/AIDS and disability...
  2. Patients claiming their rights: an analysis of utterances from a Kenyan hospital

    Patients claiming their rights: an analysis of utterances from a Kenyan hospital

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    There has been a widespread public perception that nurses in Kenya's public health facilities are rude and impolite towards their clients. In response, the government of Kenya has recently initiated reforms aimed at improving all aspects of health service provision...
  3. Consensus recommendations for the prevention of cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa

    Consensus recommendations for the prevention of cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology
    Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer-related death in women in sub-Saharan Africa. It is estimated that more than 200 million females older than 15 years are at risk in this region. This...
  4. A functional-pragmatic analysis of conversation management strategies in Dholuo

    A functional-pragmatic analysis of conversation management strategies in Dholuo

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Conversations in Dholuo entail use of words and phrases whose unique function is to sustain the interactions and facilitate co-construction of the talk. This is achieved through lexical choices that elicit further participation by motivating both speaker and addressee. These...