Search for dissertations about: "Lars Åke Persson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words Lars Åke Persson.

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

    Author : Leif Eriksson; Lars Wallin; Lars-Åke Persson; Uwe Ewald; Kate Gerrish; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  2. 2. Who can save the unseen? : Studies on neonatal mortality in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam

    Author : Mats Målqvist; Lars-Åke Persson; Uwe Ewald; Lars Wallin; Zulfiquar Bhutta; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neonatal mortality; Inequity; Ethnic minorities; Care seeking; Delivery care utilization; Under-reporting; Vietnam; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Globally, neonatal mortality has remained basically unchanged for the last three to four decades and every year almost four million newborns die before reaching one month of age. This persistent mortality is related to an invisibility of the newborn child in policies and statistics and a neglect of health care decision-makers, planners and practitioners to deliver a perinatal continuum of care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mothers’ Agency in Managing Breastfeeding and Other Work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and New Delhi, India

    Author : Amal Omer-Salim; Pia Olsson; Lars-Åke Persson; Lars Dahlgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breastfeeding; Women; Mothers; Work; Employment; Agency; Tanzania; India; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Combining breastfeeding and other forms of work is desirable from both public health and labour productivity perspectives. This is often challenging, especially in low- or middle-income fast-growing urban settings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation to malnourished women in Bangladesh : Effects, Equity, and Cost-effectiveness

    Author : Rubina Shaheen; Lars-Åke Persson; Lars Lindholm; Yemane Berhane Tsehay; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; malnutrition; pregnancy; food supplement; micronutrient supplement; birth weight; infant mortality; effectiveness; economic evaluation; equity; Bangladesh; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Maternal nutrition is closely linked to child health and survival. In Bangladesh there is a high prevalence of undernutrition in the form of chronic energy deficiency [CED, Body Mass Index ... READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impact of Violence Against Women on Child Growth, Morbidity and Survival : Studies in Bangladesh and Nicaragua

    Author : Kajsa Åsling Monemi; Lars Åke Persson; Ruchira Tabassum Naved; Lars Smedman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Violence against women; Birth-weight; Child growth; Under-nutrition; Infant morbidity; Under-five mortality; Bangladesh; Nicaragua; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore the impact of physical, sexual and emotional violence against women of reproductive age and the level of controlling behaviour in marriage on child health and survival in two different cultural settings: Bangladesh and Nicaragua. Data were acquired from four quantitative community-based studies. READ MORE