Search for dissertations about: "Alexandra Krettek"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Alexandra Krettek.

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

    Author : Vu Duy Kien; Nawi Ng; Lars Weinehall; Malin Eriksson; Alexandra Krettek; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    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

  2. 2. Non-communicable diseases and war injuries in Palestine : burden, incidence and management in the health system

    Author : Marwan Mosleh; Eija Viitasara; Heidi Carlerby; Koustuv Dalal; Yousef Aljeesh; Alexandra Krettek; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; burden; challenges; NCDs; DALY; Gaza Strip; healthcare; management; Palestine; war injuries;

    Abstract : Background: The epidemics of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and war-related injuries are a significant health concerns, and are rapidly emerging as major causes of mortality and disability globally, particularly in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) such as Palestine. Health research on the epidemiology and management of NCDs and war injuries is scarce and largely neglected. READ MORE

  3. 3. Abdominal obesity among older population in Indonesia : socioeconomic and gender inequality, pattern and impacts on disability and death

    Author : Cahya Utamie Pujilestari; Nawi Ng; Margareta Norberg; Lennarth Nyström; Lars Weinehall; Mohammad Hakimi; Alexandra Krettek; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Abdominal obesity; concentration index; disability; focus-group discussion; gender inequality; Indonesia; mortality; older people; socioeconomic inequality; Public health; folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Population ageing has contributed to the rise of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Concurrently, obesity prevalence is increasing in all age groups and has become a serious public health problem. Obesity is the main risk factors of the major chronic NCDs such as type 2 diabetes and has been linked to disability and mortality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hypertension in Vietnam : from community-based studies to a national targeted programme

    Author : Pham Thai Son; Peter Byass; Alexandra Krettek; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hypertension; risk factor; community; programme; Vietnam; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: In the context of transitional Vietnam, hypertension has been shown to be one of the ten leading causes of morbidity and mortality in hospitals. However, population-based data on hypertension are to a large extent lacking. READ MORE

  5. 5. A health-promotive approach to maintain and sustain health in women-dominated work in Nepal and Sweden

    Author : Dip Raj Thapa; Anette Ekström-Bergström; Alexandra Krettek; Kristina Areskoug Josefsson; Katarina Swahnberg; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; experiences; health promotion; nursing professionals; resources; salutogenesis; Familjecentrerad hälsa FamCeH ; Family-Centred Health;

    Abstract : Background: The characteristics of women-dominated work differ in Nepal compared to Sweden. Women in Nepal perform household and other low-income work, including nursing, which is a women-dominated occupation in both Nepal and Sweden. READ MORE