Search for dissertations about: "health-system"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the word health-system.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Revisiting the choice to involve hospitals in the partnership for tuberculosis control in Indonesia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ari Probandari; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tuberculosis; public-private partnership; formative evaluation; health service research; health system research; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem in many low- and middle-income countries, including Indonesia. To accelerate TB case detection, and to improve the quality of diagnosis and treatment provided by all providers, the Public-Private Mix for implementing Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (PPM DOTS) was introduced in 2000. READ MORE