Search for dissertations about: "Housing health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 129 swedish dissertations containing the words Housing health.

  1. 1. Health of refugee migrants in the early post-migration phase in Sweden : The role of health resources and health promotion

    Author : Maissa Al-Adhami; Raziye Salari; Mats Målqvist; C Elin Larsson; Bernadette Nirmal Kumar; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; refugee migrants; early post-migration; health and well-being; health communication; health promotion; health resources; health literacy; social capital; Sweden; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : In the early post-migration phase, the health and well-being of newly settled refugee migrants is negatively affected by structural factors such as restrictive immigration policies, hostile political discourse and limited housing and work opportunities. There is a need for a better understanding of how individual health resources and health promotion can mitigate the impact of these ongoing stressors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making visible the invisible : Health risks from environmental exposures among socially deprived populations of Nairobi, Kenya

    Author : Thaddaeus Wandera Egondi; Joacim Rocklöv; Nawi Ng; Remare Ettarh; Patrick Kinney; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; air pollution; urban health; temperature-related mortality; particulate matter; exposure assessment; child health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Most countries of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are experiencing a high rate of ur­banization accompanied with unplanned development resulting into sprawl of slums. The weath­er patterns and air pollution sources in most urban areas are changing with significant effects on health. READ MORE

  3. 3. On User Involvement in Research on Ageing and Health

    Author : Joakim Frögren; Aktivt och hälsosamt åldrande; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Digital health; Housing provision; E-health; Dementia; Ageing in place; Built environment; Decision support; Housing accessibility; Housing and health; Research circle; Trade-offs; Planning; Public health; User involvement; Sweden; Older people; Ageing and older people; Mild Cognitive Impairment;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore the perceptions of, prerequisites for and benefits of user involvement among older people, persons with functional impairments and other user groups important to the research area. By using an adapted conceptual tool to categorize the various user involvement studies comprising the thesis, the aim wasalso to reflect on the importance of study design for the outcomes of the user involvement, and thus to contribute to the development of generalizable knowledge and cumulative knowledge in research on ageing and health. READ MORE

  4. 4. Capability for broader cost-effectiveness in public health and social welfare : developing, valuing, and applyingcapability-adjusted life years Sweden (CALY-SWE)

    Author : Kaspar Walter Meili; Anna Månsdotter; Lars Lindholm; Jan Hjelte; Aki Tsuchiya; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; CALY-SWE; Cost-effectiveness; Social-welfare; Capability approach; Public health; Health economics; Delfi panel; TTO; DCE; NEET; Priority setting; Outcome measure; Delphi; Economics; nationalekonomi; medicinsk humaniora; Medical Humanities;

    Abstract : Spending in social welfare areas such as healthcare, wider public health, education, and social care consumes a major part of the public budget. Cost-effective resource allocation is a moral obligation towards both taxpayers and beneficiaries: tax money should be used efficiently, and it should be transparently accounted for. READ MORE

  5. 5. Powered mobility device use: participation and accessibility

    Author : Cecilia Pettersson; Susanne Iwarsson; Åse Brandt; Eva Månsson Lexell; Aktivt och hälsosamt åldrande; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; autonomy; environmental barrier; focus groups; housing adaptation; housing enabler; independence; mobility; mobility-related participation; occupational therapy; powered scooter; powered wheelchair; spinal cord injury; Occupational therapy;

    Abstract : This thesis elucidates the use of powered mobility devices in a Swedish context. The overall aim was to increase and deepen the knowledge on powered mobility device use in relation to participation and accessibility in different environments and among different user groups, with a specific focus on independence and autonomy. READ MORE