Search for dissertations about: "Ann Öhman"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words Ann Öhman.

  1. 1. Health and the elusive gender equality : Can the impact of gender equality on health be measured?

    Author : Ann Sörlin; Ann Öhman; Lars Lindholm; Tuija Muhonen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender equality; health; gender gap; index; organizations; companies; couple relations; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: All over the world men and women show different health patterns, and therecan be many and various reasons for these differences. This thesis therefore evaluates theimpact of gender equality on health. To do this, we must be able to measure gender equality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Profession on the move : Changing conditions and gendered development in physiotherapy

    Author : Ann Öhman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : career; gender; division of labour; physiotherapy; health care; professional socialisation; professional development; gendered habitus; field; symbolic capital;

    Abstract : Physiotherapy in Sweden has developed from a practical, hands-on, assistant job predominantly taught at college level to a university-based academic discipline emphasising evidence-based practice and research. Women are in majority although an increasing number of men have entered the profession. READ MORE

  3. 3. Working with community : exploring community empowerment to support non-communicable disease prevention in a middle-incom country

    Author : Fatwa Sari Tetra Dewi; Lars Weinehall; Hans Stenlund; Ann Öhman; Charli Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NCD; cardiovascular disease; community intervention; prevention; community empowerment; middle-incom countries; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Non communicable diseases (NCD) are recognized as a major burden of human health globally, especially in low and middle-income countries including Indonesia. This thesis addresses a community intervention program utilizing a community empowerment approach to study whether this is a reasonable strategy to control NCD. READ MORE

  4. 4. Work experiences among healthcare professionals in the beginning of their professional careers : a gender perspective

    Author : Birgit Enberg; Ann Öhman; Gunnevi Sundelin; Karin Harms-Ringdahl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Swedish healthcare organizations have undergone substantial organizational and economic restructuring during the 1990s due to financial cutbacks. Little is known about recently graduated healthcare professionals´ work experience in healthcare and their future career preferences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health for future : self-rated health and social status among adolescents

    Author : Junia Joffer; Lars Jerdén; Reneé Flacking; Ann Öhman; Anna Sarkadi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescent; health; self-rated health; smoking; self-esteem; social status; subjective social status; gender; social norms; think-aloud interview; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore self-rated health, subjective social status and smoking in adolescents.This thesis consists of a qualitative and a quantitative study. The qualitative study was an interview study that included 58 participants in the 7th and 12th grades. READ MORE