Search for dissertations about: "International Health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 512 swedish dissertations containing the words International Health.

  1. 1. Essays on Social Capital, Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health A Health Economic Study

    Author : Kamrul Islam; Socialepidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; Economics; econometrics; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; epidemiologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Public health; Sweden; Panel data fixed-effect model; Decomposition analysis; Concentration index; Socioeconomic health inequality; Population aging; Survival analysis; Extended Cox model; Multilevel analysis; Unbalanced panel data; Externalities; Crime rates; Election participation rates; Community social capital; Municipality-level social capital; Systematic review; Egalitarianism; Determinants of health; Mortality; Health-related quality of life; Health; Keywords; Social capital; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four independent research papers and a summary that focus on two related dimensions. The first dimension focuses on the understanding of the production of health. Particularly, the question is asked whether community's stock of social capital influence individual's health. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health systems bottlenecks and evidence-based district health planning : Experiences from the district health system in Uganda

    Author : Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson; Stefan Swartling Peterson; Mio Fredriksson; Peter Waiswa; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; District; health systems; decentralization; evidence; planning; bottleneck analysis; governance; decision space; health information systems; maternal and newborn care; child survival; Uganda; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : In low-income countries where maternal and child mortality remains high, there is limited use of context-specific evidence for decision making and prioritization of interventions in the planning process at the sub-national level, such as the district level. Knowledge on the utility of tools and interventions to promote use of district-specific evidence in the planning process is limited, yet it could contribute to the prioritization of high-impact interventions for women and children. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mental health after migration to Sweden : The role of the social determinants of health

    Author : Helena Honkaniemi; Mikael Rostila; Sol Pía Juárez; Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi; Seeromanie Harding; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mental health; migration; integration; social welfare policy; social determinants of health; survey data; register data; observational design; quasi-experimental design; systematic review; Public Health Sciences; folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Migrants often experience worse mental health after migration than natives in Sweden. Using survey, register and peer-reviewed published data, the five studies of this thesis explored the mental health variation of different migrant groups settled in Sweden, including by the timing of migration, level of integration and region of origin. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life in Immigration Detention Centers : An exploration of health of immigrant detainees in Sweden and three other EU member states

    Author : Soorej Jose Puthoopparambil; Magdalena Bjerneld; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Sofie Bäärnhielm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Immigration detention; irregular migrants; asylum-seeker; detention staff; Quality of Life; migration and health; health promotion; European Union; Common European Asylum System; Sweden; Belgium; the Netherlands; Luxembourg; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Governments around the world use immigration detention to detain and deport irregular immigrants, which negatively affects their health. The aim of this thesis was to explore, describe and identify factors that could mitigate the effect of immigration detention on the health of detainees. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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