Search for dissertations about: "epidemiologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 710 swedish dissertations containing the word epidemiologi.

  1. 1. Striving against adversity. the dynamics of migration, health and poverty in rural South Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Epidemiologi och folkhälsovetenskap

    Author : Mark A Collinson; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; migration; temporary migration; permanent migration; refugee settlement; socioeconomic status; HIV transmission; adult mortality; child mortaality; returning to die; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract :  Background: The study is based in post-apartheid South Africa and looks at the health and well being of households in the rural northeast. Temporary migration remains important in South Africa because it functions as a mainstay for income and even survival of rural communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving quality of perinatal care through clinical audit a study from a tertiary hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Hussein L Kidanto; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Perinatal mortality; perinatal audit; avoidable factors; anaemia in pregnancy; eclampsia; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Perinatal audit has been tested and proved an important tool for reduction of perinatal mortality and assessment of quality of perinatal care. At Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), a tertiary hospital in Dar es salaam, Tanzania we performed a retrospective cross-sectional study using data from an obstetrics database to classify all perinatal deaths during 1999-2003. READ MORE

  3. 3. Community participation and social patterning in cardiovascular disease intervention

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Inger Brännström; Umeå universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cardiovascular disease; diabetes; prevention; social factors; evaluation; social epidemiology; folkhälsovetenskap; epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : This study addresses health policy and public health in the field of cardiovascular disease (CVD) on the local level in Sweden. The overall aim is to contribute to the assessment of structural and social conditions within public health by analysing participation processes and outcome patterns in a local health programme. READ MORE

  4. 4. Counted - and then? trends in child mortality within an Ethiopian demographic surveillance site

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Anders Emmelin; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child mortality; developing countries; demographic surveillance; equity; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : BackgroundKnowledge of the state of health of a population is necessary for planning for health services for that population. It is  a paradox that the health of populations is most commonly measured by mortality and cause of death patterns, but the absence of medical services available to a majority of the world population has made it unavoidable to equate “state of health” with “cause of death pattern”. READ MORE

  5. 5. Self-rated health in public health evaluation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Maria Emmelin; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; process evaluation; community intervention; self-rated health; public health; Folkhälsomedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : There is still a debate concerning the evidence base for community interventions. The randomised clinical trial design (RCT) is increasingly challenged as a gold standard for their evaluation. READ MORE