Search for dissertations about: "Kjerstin Dahlblom"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Kjerstin Dahlblom.

  1. 1. Home alone : sibling caretakers in León, Nicaragua

    Author : Kjerstin Dahlblom; Lars Dahlgren; Rodolfo Peña; Bengt Höjer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sibling caretakers; life skills; school absenteeism; ethnographic approach; children’s participation; children’s rights; developing country; Nicaragua; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Sibling caretaking, although common across time and cultures, has not been well researched from the carer’s point of view. In Nicaragua, ranked as one of the poorest countries in the Americas, sibling caretaking is common. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enabling the performance of nurses in rural Guatemala : the role of relationships

    Author : Alison Hernández; Miguel San Sebástian; Kjerstin Dahlblom; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Bart Criel; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  3. 3. "A suffering heart". On the health of women living with violence in Vietnam

    Author : Viveca Larsson; Anders Möller; Kjerstin Dahlblom; Elisabeth Faxelid; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; violence against women; family; health; Vietnam; enduring; suffering; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : The present study addresses abused Vietnamese women’s experience of health, as well as other health problems and family conflicts, while also taking into consideration professional dealings with family violence. Women’s health in everyday life is largely affected when they are exposed to violence by their male partners. READ MORE

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

    Author : Paola Andrea Mosquera Méndez; Miguel San Sebastián; Kjerstin Dahlblom; Roman Vega; Pol De Vos; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  5. 5. When no-one notices...Studies on suicidal expressions among young people in Nicaragua

    Author : Claudia Obando Medina; Gunnar Kullgren; Kjerstin Dahlblom; Heidi Hjelmeland; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : suicidal expressions; adolescents; young people; Nicaragua; Psychiatry; psykiatri; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background Suicidal behaviour among young people is one of the major public health problems in low-income countries; it is estimated that every year 70,000 young people take their lives and maybe 40 times as many attempt suicide. Nicaragua has the highest suicide rate among young people of all Latin and Central American countries. READ MORE