Search for dissertations about: "FGDs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the word FGDs.

  1. 1. Adolescent pregnancy and parenthood in Swaziland : Quality of care, community support and health care service needs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Patricia Thuli Mngadi; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; adolescent pregnancy; content analysis; FGDs; gender identity; maternity care; risky sexual behaviour; social support; Swaziland.;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study - from different perspectives - adolescent pregnancy and parenthood in Swaziland. The specific objectives were to: i) explore maternity care practices and support for adolescent mothers during their stay in the maternity unit; ii) study the postpartum support to adolescent mothers and their newborns at home by families, communities and health professionals; iii) explore adolescents' views regarding risky sexual behaviour; iv) explore adolescent boys' views on adolescent pregnancy and parenthood; v) explore health care staff provision of adolescent sexual and reproductive health care services in Swaziland. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cervical cancer : incidence, screening and prognosis among immigrant women in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Fatima Azerkan; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Immigrant studies may help further our understanding of the aetiology of cervical cancer and improve its prevention. The overall aim of this thesis is to study the risk of cervical cancer among immigrant women in Sweden, their cervical screening attendance and their prognosis after cervical cancer diagnosis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality Assessment and Monitoring of Maternal Referrals in Rural Tanzania

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Andrea Barnabas Pembe; Elisabeth Darj; Pia Olsson; Lennarth Nyström; Anders Carlstedt; Albrecht Jahn; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Quality; maternal referral; counselling; monitoring; rural; Tanzania; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Reproductive health; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Reproduktiv hälsa; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : An efficientreferral system is essential in providing access to emergency obstetric care at higher levels of care by supporting antenatal and delivery services in the primary level of care facilities (PLCF). The aim of this thesis was to assess community and health service factors affecting the quality of maternal referrals in rural Tanzania. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring malaria case mangement of underfive children at households and public primary health care facilities in Kibaha district, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Stephen ED Nsimba; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Malaria; underfive children; chloroquine; sulfadoxine pyrimethamine; case management; mothers guardians; households; public health care facilities; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Background: Chloroquine (CQ) was the first line drug for treating malaria in Tanzania until 2001 when it was replaced with sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine (SP). The first four studies (I -IV) were conducted before the policy change, and the last one (V) after. READ MORE

  5. 5. Obstructed labour and Birth preparedness: Community studies from Uganda

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Jerome Kabakyenga; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; obstructed labour; individual factors; health system factors; protecting own integrity; adverse outcomes; knowledge of danger signs; birth preparedness; assistance by skilled birth attendants; Uganda;

    Abstract : Labour is said to be obstructed when the presenting part fails to descend through the birth canal despite strong uterine contractions. The condition is mostly prevalent in low-income countries where the main causes are cephalopelvic disproportion and malpresentation. READ MORE