Search for dissertations about: "maternal health care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 129 swedish dissertations containing the words maternal health care.

  1. 1. 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.; 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 och hälsovetenskap Klinisk medicin; Medical and Health Sciences Clinical 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

  2. 2. 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 : Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Public Health; Global Health; Social Medicine and Epidemiology; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Folkhälsovetenskap; global hälsa; socialmedicin och epidemiologi; 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

  3. 3. 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 : Folkhälsa; epidemiology; epidemiologi; Public health; health providers.; health counselling; intervention; smoking cessation; cotinine; risk factors; Pregnancy; smoking habits; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper; Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences;

    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

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

    University dissertation from Dept of Clinical Sciences, Malmö

    Author : Elisabeth Mangrio; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : early life factors; medical care; health related behaviors; social support; socioeconomic status; children; Epidemiology; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Hälso- och sjukvårdsorganisation; hälsopolitik och hälsoekonomi; Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Health Care Service and Management; Health Policy and Services and Health Economy; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Miljömedicin och yrkesmedicin; Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Environmental Health and Occupational Health;

    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

  5. 5. 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