Search for dissertations about: "maternal health care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 swedish dissertations containing the words maternal health care.

  1. 1. No woman should die while giving life Does the Health Extension Program improveaccess to maternal health services in Tigray, Ethiopia?

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Tesfay Gebregzabher Gebrehiwet; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health extension program; maternal health; antenatal care; childbirth; postnatal care; access; utilization; Tigray; Health extension workers; Ethiopia.; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Introduction: Ensuring access to universal primary health care is essential to secure a safe and pleasant motherhood and to provide compassionate care for mothers and newborns.However, inequalities in the access to maternal health services still remain a prominent problem in many countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiological studies of sociodemographic factors, early life factors, health, and medical care consumption among small children

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Elisabeth Mangrio; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; early life factors; medical care; health related behaviors; social support; socioeconomic status; children; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : By international standards, children in Sweden experience good health. Sweden has low infant mortality rates, low accident mortality rates, a high number of breastfed children and a high proportion of vaccinated children. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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, Lund University

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

    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

  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 : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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. Smoking cessation and health promotion around pregnancy

    University dissertation from Lena Lendahls N. Klöxhultsv. 5 343 36 Älmhult

    Author : Lena Lendahls; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; epidemiologi; Public health; health providers.; health counselling; intervention; smoking cessation; cotinine; risk factors; Pregnancy; smoking habits;

    Abstract : A smoking cessation program targeting pregnant women and their partners was monitored during 17 years and subjected to several substudies. All women in Blekinge, who gave birth in the months of September during the period 1984 to 2000, were asked to fill out a questionnaire, anonymously, about their smoking habits before and during pregnancy. READ MORE