Search for dissertations about: "maternal health care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 116 swedish dissertations containing the words maternal health care.

  1. 1. Maternal Mortality in Sweden : Classification, Country of Birth, and Quality of Care

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Annika Esscher; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Clinical Medicine Obstetrics; Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Klinisk medicin Reproduktionsmedicin och gynekologi; underreporting; foreign-born; immigrants; low-income countries; suboptimal care; audit; suicide; reproductive age; maternal death; maternal care; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : After decades of decrease, maternal mortality rates have shown a slight increase in Europe. Immigrants, especially Africans, have shown to be at higher risk than native women. This could not be explained solely by well-known obstetric and socio-economic risk factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social determinants and the role of maternal health care services for equity in maternal health in Ghana from 1988 – 2008

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö

    Author : Benedict Oppong Asamoah; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : social determinants; inequality; equity; socio-economic factors; maternal mortality; maternal health; fertility; modern contraception; antenatal care; skilled birth attendants; policy; health care services; Ghana; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : Maternal health services are the least equitable health care services in most low- and middle-income countries. Improving maternal health in Ghana continues to be a major public health challenge. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reproductive outcomes in rural Vietnam. Perspectives and experiences by pregnant women and health care professionals on pregnancy promotion and maternal health care.

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Sophie Graner; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Clinical Medicine Obstetrics; Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Klinisk medicin Reproduktionsmedicin och gynekologi; Maternal health services; Maternal health care; Antenatal care; Reproductive health; Pregnancy outcome; Pregnancy complications; Perinatal mortality; Neonatal mortality; Birth weight; Small for gestational age; Epidemiology; Cohort study; Qualitative research; Content analysis; Vietnam; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Background Reproductive health and health events associated with pregnancy including induced abortions are among the most important factors for the health of fertile women. Adverse outcomes have an impact on women’s reproductive health and their overall health as well as the health of their offspring. READ MORE

  4. 4. Maternal health and health care in Madhya Pradesh state of India : an exploration using a human rights lens

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Tej Ram Jat; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    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; Maternal health; right to health; reproductive and sexual health; Madhya Pradesh; India;

    Abstract : Pregnancy and motherhood are natural processes in the lives of women of reproductive age. These processes are generally considered to be positive and fulfilling experiences. However, for various reasons, many women end up dying as a result of these processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Third stage of labour-studies on management, blood loss and pain in Angola and Sweden

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

    Author : Elisabeth Jangsten; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; third stage of labour; active management of the third stage of labour; postpartum haemorrhage; AMTSL; expectant management of the third stage of labour; EMTSL; maternal mortality; oxytocin; uterine contractions; labour pain; Medical and Health Sciences; Medicin och hälsovetenskap;

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