Search for dissertations about: "Health workers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 463 swedish dissertations containing the words Health workers.

  1. 1. To work or not to work in an extended working Life

    University dissertation from Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet

    Author : Kerstin Nilsson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Older worker; older emplyees; extended working life; longer working life; healthy work places; healthy ageing; injury; work accidents; health promotion; health prevention; folkhälsa; public health; work science; health and well-being; ageing; age;

    Abstract : In most of the industrialised world, the proportion of older and retired people in the population is continuously increasing. This will have budgetary implications for maintaining the welfare state, because the active working section of the population must fund the non-active and old population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of a primary health care strategy implemented in a market-oriented health system the case of Bogota, Colombia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Paola Andrea Mosquera Méndez; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Primary health care; outcomes assessment; health services evaluation; population health; health equity; health policy implementation; Bogota; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Despite Colombia having adopted a health system based on an insurance market, Bogota in 2004, as part of a left-wing government (elected for first time in the city), decided to implement a Primary Health Care (PHC) strategy to improve quality of life, level of population health and reduce health inequities. The PHC strategy has been implemented through the HomeHealth program by three consecutive governments over the last eight years in the context of continuous political tension stemming from differences between national and district health policies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integration of national community-based health worker programmes in health systems Lessons learned from Zambia and other low and middle income countries

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Joseph Mumba Zulu; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human resources for health; National community-based health workers; Health Innovations; Integration; Health Systems; Low and middle income countries; Zambia.; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: To address the huge human resources for health (HRH) crisis that Zambia and other low and middle income countries (LMICs) are experiencing, most LMICs have engaged the services of small scale community-based health worker (CBHW) programmes. However, several challenges affect the CBHWs’ ability to deliver services. READ MORE

  4. 4. No woman should die while giving life Does the Health Extension Program improveaccess to maternal health services in Tigray, Ethiopia?

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Tesfay Gebregzabher Gebrehiwet; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health extension program; maternal health; antenatal care; childbirth; postnatal care; access; utilization; Tigray; Health extension workers; Ethiopia.; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Ensuring access to universal primary health care is essential to secure a safe and pleasant motherhood and to provide compassionate care for mothers and newborns.However, inequalities in the access to maternal health services still remain a prominent problem in many countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Enabling the performance of nurses in rural Guatemala the role of relationships

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Alison Hernández; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health workers; nurses; performance; health services management; health systems research; people-centered health systems; work environment; Guatemala; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Enhancing the performance of front-line health workers serving vulnerable populations is crucial for redressing inequities. Traditional approaches have focused on introducing technical solutions, such as guidelines and incentives, to modify performance outcomes. READ MORE