Search for dissertations about: "Internationell hälsa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words Internationell hälsa.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Soorej Jose Puthoopparambil; Magdalena Bjerneld; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Sofie Bäärnhielm; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH 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

  2. 2. Health and Nutrition in the Tarahumara of Northern Mexico Studies among Women and Children

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Joel Monárrez-Espino; Ted Greiner; Gunilla Lindmark; Homero Martínez; Reynaldo Martorell; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; International health; acculturation; anemia; anthropometry; body shape; cognitive anthropology; qualitative methods; ferritin; food; indian; infant feeding; malnutrition; Mexico; micronutrients; obesity; overweight; Raramuri; school children; Tarahumara; westernization; women; Internationell hälsa; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Belonging to an indigenous group in Mexico is usually associated with poor health, mainly as the result of social isolation from the mainstream society. The Tarahumara are no exception. They constitute the largest indigenous group in northern Mexico and one of the most marginalized ethnic minorities in North America. READ MORE

  3. 3. Christian Communities and Prevention of HIV among Youth in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Elisabet Eriksson; Pia Axemo; Gunilla Lindmark; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Lars Dahlgren; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV prevention; Young people; Religion; Religious leaders; Sexuality; HIV risk; South Africa; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Young people in South Africa, particularly females, are at great risk of acquiring HIV, and heterosexual sex is the predominant mode of HIV transmission. In order to curb the epidemic the Department of Health encourages all sectors in the society, including religious institutions, to respond effectively. READ MORE

  4. 4. Knowledge Translation in Vietnam Evaluating facilitation as a tool for improved neonatal health and survival

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Leif Eriksson; Lars Wallin; Lars-Åke Persson; Uwe Ewald; Kate Gerrish; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Knowledge translation; Facilitation; Neonatal mortality; Primary health care; Vietnam; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Neonatal mortality remains a problem worldwide, despite the existence of low-cost and evidence-based interventions. Unfortunately, the translation of these interventions into practice is deficient. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson; Stefan Swartling Peterson; Mio Fredriksson; Peter Waiswa; Anna-Karin Hurtig; [2017]
    Keywords : 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