Search for dissertations about: "Lennarth Nyström"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words Lennarth Nyström.

  1. 1. Assessment of population screening. The case of mammography

    Author : Lennarth Nyström; Umeå universitet; []
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  2. 2. Evaluation of the effectiveness of mammography screening in Northern Sweden

    Author : Pál Bordás; Per Lenner; Håkan Jonsson; Lennarth Nyström; Edward Azavedo; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mammography; screening; sensitivity; interval cancer; survival; mortality; Oncology; Onkologi; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : Service screening with mammography was implemented in Northern Sweden between 1989 and 1998, covering 190,000 women aged 40-74 years constituting the target population in the area. The aim of this thesis was the evaluation of mammography screening in Northern Sweden with special focus on selected screening performance indicators and on the disease outcome. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of social capital in HIV prevention: experiences from the Kagera region of Tanzania

    Author : Gasto Frumence; Lennarth Nyström; Maria Emmelin; Japhet Killewo; Bo Haglund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Structural social capital; cognitive social capital; HIV risk behaviors; HIV infection; HIV prevention; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background The role of social capital for promoting health has been extensively studied in recent years but there are few attempts to investigate the possible influence of social capital on HIV prevention,particularly in developing countries. The overall aims of this thesis are to investigate the links between social capital and HIV infection and to contribute to the theoretical framework of the role of social capital for HIV prevention. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improving quality of perinatal care through clinical audit : a study from a tertiary hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Author : Hussein L Kidanto; Lennarth Nyström; Gunilla Lindmark; Siriel Massawe; Geir Jacobsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Perinatal mortality; perinatal audit; avoidable factors; anaemia in pregnancy; eclampsia; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Perinatal audit has been tested and proved an important tool for reduction of perinatal mortality and assessment of quality of perinatal care. At Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), a tertiary hospital in Dar es salaam, Tanzania we performed a retrospective cross-sectional study using data from an obstetrics database to classify all perinatal deaths during 1999-2003. READ MORE

  5. 5. Child sexual abuse in urban Tanzania : possibilities and barriers for prevention

    Author : Felix Kisanga; Lennarth Nyström; Maria Emmelin; Margret Nora Hogan; Frank Lindblad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child sexual abuse; gender; socio-legal system; survivor experiences; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Child sexual abuse is a global public health and human rights concern. Despite beinga crime in most countries, and with well-known physical and mental health consequences, the majority of sexual offences are not reported. READ MORE