Search for dissertations about: "Low and middle income countries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the words Low and middle income countries.

  1. 1. Integration of national community-based health worker programmes in health systems Lessons learned from Zambia and other low and middle income countries

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Joseph Mumba Zulu; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human resources for health; National community-based health workers; Health Innovations; Integration; Health Systems; Low and middle income countries; Zambia.; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: To address the huge human resources for health (HRH) crisis that Zambia and other low and middle income countries (LMICs) are experiencing, most LMICs have engaged the services of small scale community-based health worker (CBHW) programmes. However, several challenges affect the CBHWs’ ability to deliver services. READ MORE

  2. 2. Diarrhoeal diseases in low- and middle-income countries : trends, management and control

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Birger C Forsberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diarrhoea; Case management; ORT; Diarrhoea morbidity; Brazil; Low- and middle-income countries; Community; Households; Primary care;

    Abstract : Background: Diarrhoeal diseases constitute a major disease burden on children in low- and middle-income countries (LMC), with an estimated 2 million 0-4 years old dying annually due to diarrhoea. Dehydration is the main cause of these deaths. An oral remedy based on glucose and sodium to treat dehydration was developed in the 1960s. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on International Health Economics: The Role of Health Insurance in Health Care Financing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Björn Ekman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Low- and middle-income country; Health insurance; Health financing; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; Econometric analysis; Equity;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Denna avhandling i nationalekonomi består av fyra stycken självständiga akademiska arbeten. Syftet med avhandlingen är att studera vilken roll hälsoförsäkringar spelar för den privata finansieringen av hälso- och sjukvården i låg- och mellaninkomstländer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays in Environmental Management and Economics: Public Health, Risk and Strategic Environmental Assessment

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Univ., Department of Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law

    Author : Daniel Slunge; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; risk; risk perception; public health; strategic environmental assessment; institutions; governance; willingness to pay; protective behaviour; vector-borne diseases; ticks; TBE; tick-borne encephalitis; Lyme borreliosis; climate change;

    Abstract : Abstract Current large-scale environmental and climate change leads to the emergence of new and potentially dramatic risks for individuals and societies. The welfare costs associated with these risks largely depend on our ability to take them into account in decision-making and adapt to new circumstances. READ MORE

  5. 5. Healthcare context for knowledge translation in Vietnam Development and application of the Context Assessment for Community Health (COACH) tool

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Duong Duc; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Knowledge translation; Vietnam; Low- and middle-income country; Healthcare context; Context Assessment for Community Health COACH tool; Psychometric properties; Tool development.; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : The failure to translate evidence into clinical practice has been repeatedly highlighted. This failure is partly attributed to disregarding the context within which healthcare is delivered. READ MORE