Search for dissertations about: "Anna-Karin Hurtig"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words Anna-Karin Hurtig.

  1. 1. Does health insurance contribute to improving responsiveness of the health system? : the case of elderly in rural Tanzania

    Author : Paul Joseph Amani; Miguel San Sebastian; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Isabel Goicolea; Angwara Denis Kiwara; John Porter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAGE; health insurance; healthcare use; older people; community health fund; rural; responsiveness; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Background: Financing healthcare in Tanzania has for years depended on out-of-pocket payments. This mechanism has been criticized as being inefficient, contributing to inequity and high cost as well as denying access to healthcare to those most in need, including the elderly in rural areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leaving the door ajar : young migrants’ sexual and reproductive health in Sweden

    Author : Mazen Baroudi; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Isabel Goicolea; Kayvan Bozorgmehr; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sexual and reproductive health and rights; sexual and reproductive health services; access to healthcare; quality of healthcare; youth; young adults; migrants; Sweden; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Young people and migrants are both prioritized groups regarding sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), but studies about the sexual andreproductive health (SRH) of young migrants in Sweden are scarce. The aim of this thesis was to study the SRH of young migrants in Sweden, and specifically to: 1) explore how do young migrants understand SRH, and how do they experience their sexual rights; and 2) examine how do young migrants perceive and experience the process of accessing SRH services, including their approachability, acceptability, adequacy and quality. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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