Université de Fribourg

Exploring barriers to consistent condom use among sub-Saharan African young immigrants in Switzerland

Mileti, Francesca Poglia ; Mellini, Laura ; Sulstarova, Brikela ; Villani, Michela ; Singy, Pascal

In: AIDS care, 2018, vol. 31, no. 1, p. 113-116

No study to date has focused on barriers to condom use specifically among young immigrants to Europe from sub-Saharan Africa. Based on a qualitative study in sociology, this paper explores generational differences in barriers to condom use between first-generation immigrants (born in Africa and arrived in Switzerland after age 10) and second-generation immigrants (born in Switzerland to two...

Université de Fribourg

Öffentliche Arbeitsvermittlung und Sprachkompetenzen = Placement public et compétences linguistiques

Flubacher, Mi-Cha ; Coray, Renata ; Duchêne, Alexandre ; Zurbriggen, Seraphina ; Pante, Isaac ; Singy, Pascal

(Rapports du Centre scientifique de compétence sur le plurilinguisme)

Der vorliegende Schlussbericht beinhaltet die wichtigsten Resultate eines auf Initiative des Wissenschaftlichen Kompetenzzentrums für Mehrsprachigkeit (KFM) durchgeführten Forschungsprojektes. Das KFM, das der Universität und der Pädagogischen Hochschule Freiburg (Schweiz) angegliedert ist, betreibt im Auftrag des Bundes angewandte Forschung zu aktuellen gesellschaftlichen Fragen rund um die...

Université de Neuchâtel

Points de vue autorisés sur la consultation médicale soumise à traduction

Singy, Pascal

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2001, vol. 74, p. 175-192

Verbal language is particularly important in medicine. It enables the exchange between the physician and the patient and constitutes in itself a tool with preventive and curative potentiality. In this regard, migrant patients are dramatically discriminated against. Their inability to speak the local language in the medical setting can only enhance their state of distress which is already often...