Search for dissertations about: "Folkhälsa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 318 swedish dissertations containing the word Folkhälsa.

  1. 1. Knowledge diversification in public health through intersectionality

    Author : Nadja Trygg Fagrell; Anna Månsdotter; Per E Gustafsson; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Shai Mulinari; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; public health; intersectionality; feminism; health inequalities; health equity; knowledge diversification; decision making; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : BackgroundKnowledges about health inequalities and their causes are a central concern in public health. Generally, these relate to the social patterning of health and the forces that affect health conditions in daily life. However, public health decision making has been criticized for excluding knowledges of particular importance for health equity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health assessments of asylum seekers within the Swedish healthcare system : a study of the interface between control and care, and how structure and procedures may influence access and coverage

    Author : Robert Jonzon; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Eva Johansson; Pille Lindkvist; Michael Knipper; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; migration; asylum seekers; health system; health assessment; control and care; Sweden; Folkhälsa; migration; asylsökande; hälsosystem; hälsoundersökning; kontroll och vård; Sverige; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Despite lack of evidence, there is a common notion that diseases are brought along with migrants, and thus a threat to people in the host country. In Sweden asylum seekers are to be offered a health assessment (HA), but national statistics show that the coverage is less than 50%. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards the Limits – Climate Change Aspects of Life and Health in Northern Sweden : studies of tularemia and regional experiences of changes in the environment

    Author : Maria Furberg; Maria Nilsson; Anders Johansson; Lars Weinehall; Peter Friberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Climate change; public health; Indigenous peoples; Sami; reindeer herding; resilience; tularemia; mixed-methods; infectious disease; seroprevalence; ELISA; outbreak investigation; risk factor; ecology; Francisella tularensis; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : BackgroundIndigenous peoples with traditional lifestyles worldwide are considered particularly vulnerable to climate change effects. Large climate change impacts on the spread of infectious vector-borne diseases are expected as a health outcome. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fibrinolytic factors in relation to anthropometry and incident type 2 diabetes

    Author : Jenny Hernestål Boman; Lars Johansson; Jan-Håkan Jansson; Tomas Lindahl; 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; folkhälsa; Public health; cardiovascular disease; hjärt- och kärlforskning;

    Abstract : Fibrinolytic imbalance is associated with cardiovascular disease and its risk factors. The longitudinal changes in the fibrinolytic factors tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) and tPA/PAI-1 complex have been inadequately studied in the general population and in relation to incident type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). READ MORE

  5. 5. Bridging the Gap : implementing tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS collaborative activities in the Northwest Region of Cameroon

    Author : Barnabas N Njozing; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Miguel San Sebastian Chasco; Kerstin E Edin; Pius Muffih Tih; John D Porter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Tuberculosis; HIV AIDS; collaborative activities; Northwest Region; Cameroon.; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic has led to the upsurge of tuberculosis (TB) infection globally, but most especially in areas with high HIV prevalence. In the past, there was lack of a coordinated global and national response between TB and HIV programmes to curb the devastating impacts of both infections. READ MORE