Lorena Funcasta

Lorena Funcasta
Universidad de la República de Uruguay | UdelaR · Facultad de Psicología

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Paid domestic work in Uruguay This article examines paid domestic work in Uruguay, emphasizing the chiaroscuro of daily tasks, roles, and negotiations. It aims to analyze labor relations from the point of view of their actors. Based on a qualitative survey carried out in different regions of the country, two themes are addressed: the hiring and out...
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Introduction The presence of Medically Unexplained Symptoms and a high Frequency of Attendance negatively affects the General Practitioners’ (GP) wellbeing. Although, overlapping between both phenomena is partial, with a number of frequent attenders reporting medically unexplained symptoms during consultation, there is no evidence on how GP's well-...
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Resumen En América Latina, el 15% de las mujeres son trabajadoras domésticas remuneradas. Esta ocupación se realiza casi en el 80% de los casos bajo la informalidad, por lo que se trata de una ocupación sin protección social ni derechos laborales. A su vez, la salud de las trabajadoras domésticas debe considerarse, al menos, bajo una triple determi...
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Objective To describe working and employment conditions, and health status between non-agricultural employees with a written contract from Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Central America and Uruguay. Methods We compared data from the first working condition surveys (WCS) of Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Central America and Uruguay. For comparative purpo...
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El objetivo de este trabajo es presentar un cuestionario básico y criterios metodológicos mínimos, para ser considerados en futuras Encuestas sobre Condiciones de Trabajo, Empleo y Salud (ECTES) en América Latina y el Caribe. Para ello, se llevó a cabo un proceso de consenso, tanto virtual como presencial, con la participación de un grupo internaci...
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This research aims to understand which are the occupational hazards and their consequences on domestic workers´wellbeing in Uruguay considering their migrant condition, ethno-national origin, contract and residence characteristics. This research will provide information and awareness of which are the occupational hazards affecting the domestic staf...
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Objectives To describe working and employment conditions, and health-related outcomes in non-agricultural employees in Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Central America and Uruguay on the basis of the working conditions surveys (WCSs) available in Latin America. In addition, we aimed to discuss the methodological barriers that hinder the comparability of...

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