Search for dissertations about: "health-system"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the word health-system.

  1. 1. Health systems bottlenecks and evidence-based district health planning Experiences from the district health system in Uganda

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; District; health systems; decentralization; evidence; planning; bottleneck analysis; governance; decision space; health information systems; maternal and newborn care; child survival; Uganda; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : In low-income countries where maternal and child mortality remains high, there is limited use of context-specific evidence for decision making and prioritization of interventions in the planning process at the sub-national level, such as the district level. Knowledge on the utility of tools and interventions to promote use of district-specific evidence in the planning process is limited, yet it could contribute to the prioritization of high-impact interventions for women and children. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing responsiveness in the mental health care system the case of Tehran

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ameneh Setareh Forouzan; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mental health care; responsiveness; health system; Iran; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Introduction: Understanding health service user perceptions of the quality of care is critical to developing measures to increase the utilisation of healthcare services. To relate patient experiences to a common set of standards, the World Health Organization (WHO) developed the concept of health system responsiveness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inequalities in non-communicable diseases in urban Hanoi, Vietnam health care utilization, expenditure and responsiveness of commune health stations

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Vu Duy Kien; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; socioeconomic inequalities; non-communicable diseases; health care utilization; catastrophic health expenditure; impoverishment; health system; commune health stations; Hanoi; Vietnam; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among adults in Vietnam. Little is known about the magnitude of socioeconomic inequalities in NCDs and other NCD-related factors in urban areas, in particular among the poor living in slum areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of a primary health care strategy implemented in a market-oriented health system the case of Bogota, Colombia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Paola Andrea Mosquera Méndez; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Primary health care; outcomes assessment; health services evaluation; population health; health equity; health policy implementation; Bogota; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Introduction: Despite Colombia having adopted a health system based on an insurance market, Bogota in 2004, as part of a left-wing government (elected for first time in the city), decided to implement a Primary Health Care (PHC) strategy to improve quality of life, level of population health and reduce health inequities. The PHC strategy has been implemented through the HomeHealth program by three consecutive governments over the last eight years in the context of continuous political tension stemming from differences between national and district health policies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Obstructed labour and Birth preparedness: Community studies from Uganda

    University dissertation from Lund University Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Jerome Kabakyenga; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; obstructed labour; individual factors; health system factors; protecting own integrity; adverse outcomes; knowledge of danger signs; birth preparedness; assistance by skilled birth attendants; Uganda;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English Labour is said to be obstructed when the baby’s presenting part fails to descend through the birth canal despite strong uterine contractions. Obstructed labour is one of the major causes of maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in low-income countries. READ MORE