Search for dissertations about: "Health and Demographic Surveillance Site HDSS"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Health and Demographic Surveillance Site HDSS.

  1. 1. Abdominal obesity among older population in Indonesia socioeconomic and gender inequality, pattern and impacts on disability and death

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Cahya Utamie Pujilestari; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Abdominal obesity; concentration index; disability; focus-group discussion; gender inequality; Indonesia; mortality; older people; socioeconomic inequality; Public health; folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Population ageing has contributed to the rise of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Concurrently, obesity prevalence is increasing in all age groups and has become a serious public health problem. Obesity is the main risk factors of the major chronic NCDs such as type 2 diabetes and has been linked to disability and mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Who died, where, when and why? an investigation of HIV-related mortality in rural South Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Paul Mee; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV; AIDS; Mortality; Determinants; Risk Factor; Spatial Epidemiology; Structural Determinant; Antiretroviral Therapy; Healthcare Access; South Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; Traditional Medical Practitioner; Traditional Medicine; Tuberculosis; Health and Demographic Surveillance System; Global Health; Population Health; Epidemiology; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : BackgroundSouth Africa has experienced the most severe consequences of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Every community has been affected in some way, many experiencing huge increases in mortality,particularly before antiretroviral therapies (ART) were readily available. READ MORE

  3. 3. Groin hernias and unmet need for surgery in Uganda Epidemiology, mosquito nets and cost-effectiveness

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Jenny Löfgren; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Global surgery; groin hernia; groin hernia surgery; hernia epidemiology; low cost surgery; cost-effectiveness; kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Background Surgery has traditionally been considered more expensive than many other health care interventions and with little impact on the burden of disease in a global perspective. One of the reasons behind this misconception is that the effects of surgical conditions and their treatment have not been factored into the equation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Missed opportunities : prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Uganda

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

    Author : Elin C. Larsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV; prevention of mother-to-child transmission PMTCT ; HIV testing; access; Uganda; Health and Demographic Surveillance Site HDSS ;

    Abstract : Background: Despite the existence of effective interventions such as prophylactic antiretroviral medicines, mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV is still a major reason for HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa. Antenatal care (ANC) facilities are the main location for implementing prevention of MTCT (PMTCT) programmes and HIV testing is the first step in PMTCT. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding newborn care in Uganda : Towards future interventions

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

    Author : Peter Waiswa; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Evidence-based; newborn care practices; preterm care; community health workers; delays; continuum of care; Uganda;

    Abstract : Background: The highest rates of newborn deaths are in Africa. Existing evidence-based interventions could reduce up to 72% of the 3.8 million newborn deaths which occur every year worldwide, but are yet to be operationalised at scale in sub-Saharan health systems. READ MORE