Category: ACSS2016

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Examining DOH’s National Safe Motherhood Program as a Policy Addressing the Increasing Trend in Philippine Maternal Mortality Ratio

The Philippine Government has been actively trying to address issues pertaining to maternal health since the inception of the MDGs. Yet, despite its efforts to reduce the MMR in the country, the MMR trend continues to be high and increasing. As such, the creation of the National Safe Motherhood Program by the Department of Health

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An Analysis on the Need for the Philippine Mental Health Act to be Made Law

The world today is witnessing an alarming rise of mental health conditions. Depression is cited to be the second leading cause of disability and illness by 2020. Only heart diseases surpassed it, but still it is ahead of all other diseases. Suicide has become the third leading cause of death among adolescents already. Self harm

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The Participation of Young Refugees in Programme Designing: Social Inclusion and the Restoration of Cultural Normalcy in the Philippines

The Philippines has been continuously lauded by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for its consistency in promoting international solidarity through the acceptance of refugees and asylum seekers, despite its economic and social instability. This paper intends to discuss the efforts of the Philippines in its adherence to its international

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Syria’s Relations with the European Union under the Barcelona Process: 1995-2010

This paper is an attempt to analyze Syria-EU dynamics and engagement, interest and priorities during 1995-2010. It had instituted its multifaceted relations which were primarily guided by economic mutual benefits and political cooperation by EU member countries as well. International relations are becoming much more important towards achieving goal of sustainable growth and development for

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Ludic Culture and Simulation Gaming in Teaching the Principles of Economics for Sustainability

Images play an essential role in the composition of knowledge, activity and thinking; any professional occupation needs proper understanding of reality, which means the ability to construct its image. Simulation (or business) games are a valuable source of the imagery assisting in the formation of conceptual language of socio-economic knowledge in general and environmental economics

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How and Why Students Learn and Its Implications on Academic Achievement

This study examines the relationships between how and why students learned and their academic achievement for 2646 university students from various faculties. The Learner Awareness Questionnaire (LALQ), a self-report measure of student approaches to learning was administered and academic achievement data were obtained from student CGPA. The results showed significant differences in the approach to

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Behavior and Satisfaction of Thai Tourists Towards Cultural Tourism Through Homestays in a Community Enterprise in Thailand

This article focused on behavior and satisfaction of Thai tourists toward cultural tourism through homestay tourists at Ban Rim Khlong Community Enterprise in Samut Songkhram, Thailand. This quantitative research used questionnaires concerning the behavior and satisfaction. Participants consisted of 400 tourists that were recruit from tourists available at Samut Songkhram during the period of investigation.

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The Factors Attributing to the Successful Management for Mango Orchards in Chachoengsao Province, Thailand

The modern management of mango orchards in the highly competitive marketplace needs greater professionalism in producing and marketing. This research was aimed to study the mentioned factors attributing to the success management for mango orchards in Chachoengsao Province, Thailand. The instruments were a constructed questionnaire consisted of 175 items, which were used to collect data,

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Investigation on Behaviors and Affectation on Teachers and Students Rising From Use of Tablet on Integrated Learning in Primary School

This study was aimed to determine the affectation and behaviors rising from the use of tablet in an integrated learning for grade 1-students and teachers in the primary school. The participants were consisted of 104 teachers and 416 students. Data were collected using questionnaire, where frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, t-test, analysis of variance, and

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Job Safety Knowledge and Apply Job Safety Analysis for Small and Medium Enterprises: At Chacheongsao Chonburi and Rayong Province

This study aimed to determine the job safety behavior among the employees and employers in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in order to develop a guideline for the promotion of job safety knowledge and to support the job safety activities in the workplace of SMEs by applying the Hazard Identification Technique in job safety analysis.

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Ethnicity and Community History Related to Active Aging Development at Sao Cha-Ngok Subdistrict, Bangkla District, Chacheongsao Province, Thailand

This research was aimed to develop a guideline for promoting a better health quality of elderly in Sao Cha-ngok Sub-district, Bangkla District, Chachoengsao Province, Thailand, while the quality of life in terms of the potentiality, value, and being active in participation of ageing in society, should be enhanced. The study mainly focused on the investigation

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Participation of Family in Promoting Quality of Life for Elderly

This research was aimed to study the involvement of the family in promoting the health of the elderly in Hua Sai Sub-district, Bang Khla District, Chachoengsao Province, Thailand. The study was done by the group process. Data were collected using questionnaires and observation of three activities from the participation, i.e., an adjustment in the principle

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Social Justice: Widows’ Perspectives

Abstract: Widows in the state of Maharashtra have been very supportive of each other and are very independent individuals. In this paper 20 widows from Mumbai are interviewed and an attempt is made to define social justice from the perspective of widows. ‘Social Justice’ meaning and definition from the views of society at large is

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Human Capital of Teachers and Education Personnel Affecting the Student with Learning Disabilities in Elementary Schools

The study of human capital of teachers and education personnel affecting the students with learning disabilities in elementary schools aimed to study the mental health level of personnel and the effect upon the knowledge, attitude, and performance of the students in elementary inclusive schools. The two-stage random sampling group included 300 teachers and education personnel

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Local Wisdom in Weaving Reed Mats by Designing Patterns at Community Enterprise of Kok Mat Transformation in Ban Sang District

This research was aimed to study context, ways of thinking, principle, wisdom evidence and knowledge management on weaving reed mats of the entrepreneur group and the continuation of adopted local wisdom through the decoration design and development the reed mat products of the Bang Pluang Reed-Mat-Transformation Community, Ban Sang District, Prachin Buri, Thailand. This research

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Data Management of Standard Test and Assessment O-Net From Students Grades 6 And 9 During the Year 2010 And 2013

This study was aimed to analyze the differences of academic achievement and results of the 8 subjects’ test from the Ordinary National Educational Test (O-NET) that took place during 2010 and 2013 of the students Grades 6 and 9 in Chachoengsao province, Thailand. The samples were taken from 81 schools under the Educational Service Area

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The Study of Primary Educational Students with Immigrant-Worker Parents in Sakaeo Province, Thailand

This study was aimed toinvestigate current conditions inprimary education for children of immigrant-worker parents in Sa Kaeo Province, Thailand,in order to find out problems and obstaclethat occurred among these students.The qualitative research used in the study was designed with an in-depth interview technique.The participantswere 20 students,20 student’s parents, and 6 teachers who taught in the

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Factors Affecting the Quality of Life of the Elderly in the Eastern Provinces

This research was aimed at studying fundamental factors, mental factors, and needs factors of the elderly in the eastern provinces that are related to the quality of life of the elderly in order to propose a model of elderly care. This research used mixed methods approach of quantitative and qualitative research. The sample for the

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The Study of an Impact of Immigrant-Worker on Public Health: A Case Study in Sakaeo Province, Thailand

This qualitative research aimed to study impact of immigrant-worker on health situation in SaKaeo, and proposed strategies to improve it. The site of study was Sakaeo province in the Eastern of Thailand, nearest Cambodia, which a lot of immigrant-worker. In-depth interview was used for collecting data. The researcher interviewed 20 persons: Tambom Health Promoting Hospitals

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Revitalizing the Indonesian National Values to Strengthen the Nation’s Character

National values are not present in a vacuum. They grow and develop from the interaction of history so as to form a civilization that characterizes a nation. The characteristic is then institutionalized and becomes an identity of a nation. National values are a set of values manifested in a collective consciousness of the society and