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Focusing on people

- The nursing profession is no longer a women's profession, according to nursing students Daniel Hustad Singh (19) and Magnus Haugland Halvorsen (22). They are two of the growing number of male students attending the study programme in nursing.

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Mother and child

Abuse by health personnel leaves permanent scars

When women feel abused by health personnel while giving birth, there is a bigger chance that they will develop fear of childbirth and request caesarean section the next time round.


Hakan Bagci

Wants to make a difference for children and young people

Hakan Bagci is a newly fledged Bachelor in Child Care and Welfare. He is eager to better the conditions under which children and adolescents grow up.

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