Search for dissertations about: "community health thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 640 swedish dissertations containing the words community health thesis.

  1. 1. Health-promoting health services : personal health documents and empowerment

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Lars Jerdén; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Public Health; Global Health; Social Medicine and Epidemiology; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Folkhälsovetenskap; global hälsa; socialmedicin och epidemiologi; Empowerment; health promotion; health behaviour; self-rated health; medical records; adolescents; health services; primary health care; nursing; cost-effectiveness; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : In 2003, the Swedish Parliament adopted a national public health policy that included the domain - “A more health-promoting health service”. Strategies and tools are needed in the work to reorient health services. Personal health documents are documents concerning a person’s health, and are owned by the individual. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health for community dwelling older people : trends, inequalities, needs and care in rural Vietnam

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Le Van Hoi; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Public Health; Global Health; Social Medicine and Epidemiology; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Folkhälsovetenskap; global hälsa; socialmedicin och epidemiologi; older people; elderly health; health status; life expectancy; health-related quality of life; EQ-5D; mobility; self-care; usual activities; pain; discomfort; anxiety; depression; activity of daily living; basic ADL; instrumental ADL; intellectual ADL; non-communicable diseases; need of care; health service; model of care; mobile team; day care centre; nursing centre; inequalities; cost of care; socioeconomic; education; marital status; living arrangement; household head; working status; living area; wealth quintile; poverty line; community; cohort study; household survey; focus group discussion; qualitative research; rural; Vietnam; developing country; Asia; người cao tuổi; y tế; thực trạng sức khỏe; hy vọng sống; chất lượng cuộc sống; EQ-5D; đi lại; tự chăm sóc; hoạt động thường xuyên; đau; khó chịu; lo lắng; trầm cảm; hoạt động hàng ngày; bệnh không lây nhiễm; nhu cầu chăm sóc; dịch vụ y tế; mô hình chăm sóc; đội lưu động; trung tâm chăm sóc ban ngày; trung tâm dưỡng lão; bất bình đẳng; chi phí chăm sóc; kinh tế xã hội; giáo dục; hôn nhân; sắp xếp cuộc sống; chủ hộ; tình trạng làm việc; khu vực sống; ngũ phân thịnh vượng; chuẩn nghèo; cộng đồng; nghiên cứu theo dõi dọc; điều tra hộ gia đình; thảo luận nhóm tập trung; nghiên cứu định tính; nông thôn; Việt Nam; nước đang phát triển; châu Á; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : BackgroundInVietnam, the proportion of people aged 60 and above has increased rapidly in recent decades. The majority live in rural areas where socioeconomic status is more disadvantaged than in urban areas.Vietnam’s economic status is improving but disparities in income and living conditions are widening between groups and regions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Social Capital, Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health A Health Economic Study

    University dissertation from Muhammad Kamrul Islam

    Author : Kamrul Islam; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : economic theory; economic systems; Economics; econometrics; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; epidemiologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Public health; Sweden; Panel data fixed-effect model; Decomposition analysis; Concentration index; Socioeconomic health inequality; Population aging; Survival analysis; Extended Cox model; Multilevel analysis; Unbalanced panel data; Externalities; Crime rates; Election participation rates; Community social capital; Municipality-level social capital; Systematic review; Egalitarianism; Determinants of health; Mortality; Health-related quality of life; Health; Keywords; Social capital; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; MEDICIN; MEDICINE; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ekonomi; Business and economics;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four independent research papers and a summary that focus on two related dimensions. The first dimension focuses on the understanding of the production of health. Particularly, the question is asked whether community's stock of social capital influence individual's health. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social capital, health and community action : implications for health promotion

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Malin Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Public Health; Global Health; Social Medicine and Epidemiology; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Folkhälsovetenskap; global hälsa; socialmedicin och epidemiologi; social capital; self-rated health; health promotion; community action; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Social Medicine; socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Background; The overwhelming increase in studies about social capital and health occurring since 1995 indicates a renewed interest in the social determinants of health and a call for a more explicit use of theory in public health and epidemiology. The links between social capital and health are still not clear and the meanings of different forms of individual and collective social capital and their implications for health promotion needs further exploration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Public Health in Private Hands. Studies on private and public tuberculosis care in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Knut Lönnroth; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Public health medicine research areas; Samhällsmedicin; Community medicine; tuberculosis; private health care; private-public mix; health sector reform; health-seeking behaviour; quality of care; directly observed treatment;

    Abstract : Aim: This thesis assesses and compares private and public tuberculosis (TB) care in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam, with an aim to identify suitable roles for private and public health care providers in tuberculosis control. Research framework: A set of standardised strategies for TB control advocated by the World Health Organisation and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases is used as a framework to analyse private and public providers' ability to deliver care of adequate quality. READ MORE