Search for dissertations about: "Anna-Karin Hurtig"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words Anna-Karin Hurtig.

  1. 1. The rough journey to access health care : the case of leishmaniasis in the Bolivian rainforest

    Author : Daniel V. Eid Rodríguez; Miguel San Sebastián; Isabel Goicolea; Anna-Karin Hurtig; John Porter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cutaneous leishmaniasis; Health-care access; risk factors; population surveillance; capture-recapture; health care seeking behavior; intralesional pentavalent antimonials; economic analysis; cost analysis; budget impact analysis; Bolivia; rainforest; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infectious disease transmitted by vectors that cause three main clinical syndromes: cutaneous (CL), mucosal (ML), and visceral (VL). Since VL is not relevant to this thesis, only CL and ML will be further discussed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Divergences, dissonances and disconnects : implementation of community-based accountability in India’s national rural health mission

    Author : Rakhal Gaitonde; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Miguel San Sebastian; VR Muraleedharan; Sara Van Belle; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Community Action for Health; Community-based Accountability; Policy Implementation; Problematization; Institutional Perspective; National Rural Health Mission National Health Mission; Tamil Nadu; India; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Accountability of health systems to the individuals and communities they serve is increasingly recognized as a key aspect in efforts at health system strengthening. This has led to a greater focus on efforts to evolve systems that enable communities to hold health systems accountable. READ MORE

  3. 3. Breast cancer in rural India : knowledge, attitudes, practices; delays to care and quality of life

    Author : Nitin Gangane; Miguel San Sebastian; Nawi Ng; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Peter Vedsted; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; breast cancer; rural; India; knowledge; attitudes; practices; delay; quality; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Cancer is a major public health problem globally. The incidence of cancer is increasing rapidly in many low- and middle-income countries like India due to the epidemiological transition. At present, breast cancer is the leading cancer in females in many countries including India. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mind the blues : Swedish police officers' mental health and forced deportation of unaccompanied refugee children

    Author : Jonas Hansson; Mehdi Ghazinour; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Malin Eklund Wimelius; Lars Erik Lauritz; Magnus Sverke; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coping; decision latitude; discretion; job demand; mental health; police personnel; street-level bureaucracy; Sweden; unaccompanied; asylum-seeking refugee children; work-related social support; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Policing is a public health issue. The police often encounter vulnerable populations. Police officers have wide discretionary powers, which could impact on how they support vulnerable populations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health systems bottlenecks and evidence-based district health planning : Experiences from the district health system in Uganda

    Author : Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson; Stefan Swartling Peterson; Mio Fredriksson; Peter Waiswa; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; District; health systems; decentralization; evidence; planning; bottleneck analysis; governance; decision space; health information systems; maternal and newborn care; child survival; Uganda; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : In low-income countries where maternal and child mortality remains high, there is limited use of context-specific evidence for decision making and prioritization of interventions in the planning process at the sub-national level, such as the district level. Knowledge on the utility of tools and interventions to promote use of district-specific evidence in the planning process is limited, yet it could contribute to the prioritization of high-impact interventions for women and children. READ MORE