Search for dissertations about: "International Health Regulations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words International Health Regulations.

  1. 1. Rift Valley fever challenges and new insights for prevention and control using the “One Health” approach

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Osama Ahmed Hassan Ahmed; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rift Valley fever; Sociocultural practices; Community involvement; Ecological factors; Risk map; Early warning system; Surveillance system; International Health Regulations; and One Health approach.; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an emerging viral zoonosis that causes frequent outbreaks in east Africa and on the Arabian Peninsula. The likelihood of RVF global expansion due to climate change and human anthropogenic factors is an important issue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chronic disease risk factors in a transitional country the case of rural Indonesia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Nawi Ng; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic disease; risk factor; demographic surveillance system; smoking; elevated blood pressure; overweight and obesity; population-based intervention; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: The epidemic of chronic diseases is largely neglected. Although a threatening burden of chronic diseases is emerging, developing public health efforts for their prevention and control is not yet a priority for trans-national and national health policy makers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Socio-economic consequences of longstanding illness

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Christina Lindholm; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Limiting longstanding illness; socio-economic consequences; socio-econornic group; job demands; economic inactivity; unemployment; economic difficulties.;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses an old research area of social medicine, the social and economic consequences of chronic illness and factors modifying this effect. Historically, illness was the main predictor of poverty. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dose Management in Diagnostic Radiology - application of the DICOM imaging standard and a Monte Carlo dose engine for exposure surveillance

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hans-Erik Källman; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Radiology; metadata; DICOM; radiation safety; Monte Carlo; source model; patient model; optimization; justification; Medicinsk radiofysik; Medical Radiophysics;

    Abstract : Ionizing radiation is used in diagnostic radiology with a large contribution to the health of the patients. The regulations to limit the detrimental effects, e.g. cancer induction, are based on recommendations from the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP). READ MORE

  5. 5. Regulating Vessel-Source Air Pollution - Standard-Setting in the Regulation of SOx Emissions

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Philip Almestrand Linné; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ships; air pollution; SOx emissions; regulation; regulatory design; command and control; standard-setting; international environmental law; regulatory studies;

    Abstract : Emissions of sulphur oxides (SOx) cause considerable global environmental and human health impacts including acidification, climate change, and increased premature deaths in human populations due to serious heart and lung diseases. Although recently revised regulations in MARPOL 73/78 Annex VI are expected to decrease SOx emissions from ships, it is clear that these regulations will need further development. READ MORE