Search for dissertations about: "National community-based health workers"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words National community-based health workers.

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

    Author : Joseph Mumba Zulu; Anna-Karin Hurtig; John Kinsman; Charles Michelo; Helen Schneider; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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. Community-based interventions : implications for childhood anemia prevention and control in India

    Author : Arun S Shet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Childhood anemia;

    Abstract : Background: Nutritional iron deficiency is the number one cause of anemia worldwide. Iron deficiency anemia has morbidity and mortality effects borne predominantly by premenopausal women and children living in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. READ MORE

  3. 3. Injury prevention and safety promotion in rural communities : contribution of community health workers and an injury data registry system in Iran

    Author : Forouzan Rezapur Shahkolai; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Road traffic injuries; Injury healthcare-seeking; Community health worker; Behvarz; Injury prevention; Data registration system; Middle-income countries; Iran;

    Abstract : Injuries affecting people from the rural populations of middle-income countries are poorly documented and so are people health care seeking behaviour and their views and concern about injury prevention. The aim of this thesis, based on studies conducted in rural areas of the Twiserkan district (Iran) is to increase knowledge about injury epidemiology and the potential contribution of community health workers to the control and prevention of injuries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Healthcare financing challenges and opportunities to achieving universal health coverage in the low- and middle-income country context

    Author : Sayem Ahmed; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Background: In Bangladesh, on an average 62% of total healthcare spending was borne by households through out-of-pocket (OOP) payments annually during 2000- 2015. Because of such high OOP payments, a sizable proportion of households (15.7%) faced catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) and a number of them fell into poverty in 2010. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maternal Mortality Then, Now, and Tomorrow : The Experience of Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia

    Author : Hagos Godefay Debeb; John Kinsman; Peter Byass; Afework Mulugeta; Wendy Graham; Bernt Lindtjoern; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Maternal mortality; intervention; ambulance; family folder; case-control; cross-sectional survey; verbal autopsy; Tigray; Ethiopia; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground: Maternal mortality is one of the most sensitive indicators of the health disparities between poorer and richer nations. It is also one of the most difficult health outcomes to measure reliably. In many settings, major challenges remain in terms of both measuring and reducing maternal mortality effectively. READ MORE