Search for dissertations about: "Public Health Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 304 swedish dissertations containing the words Public Health Science.

  1. 1. Health Promotion in Schools Results of a Swedish Public Health Project

    Author : Louise Persson; Curt Hagquist; Viveca Östberg; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; Health Promotion; Mental Health; Schools; School Environment; Sweden; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : All children have the right to a safe school environment that promotes good health. The fact that children’s feeling of well-being is declining is a vital public health concern. Health promotion in schools can help to create an environment that fosters good health, and the Swedish school environment is in need of improvement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health and the elusive gender equality Can the impact of gender equality on health be measured?

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ann Sörlin; Ann Öhman; Lars Lindholm; Tuija Muhonen; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender equality; health; gender gap; index; organizations; companies; couple relations; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: All over the world men and women show different health patterns, and therecan be many and various reasons for these differences. This thesis therefore evaluates theimpact of gender equality on health. To do this, we must be able to measure gender equality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adolescents' perspective on mental health and health-promoting dialogues

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Agneta Tinnfält; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child public health; the Convention on the Rights of the Child; ethics; focus group; gender; mental health; school health; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; MEDICINE Social medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Young people in Sweden are satisfied with most things in their lives. But they are not satisfied with school and not with their opportunities for personal influence. The Convention on the Rights of the Child emphasizes the right for children to express their views freely and that their views should be given due weight. READ MORE

  4. 4. Child Health, Health Services and Systems in UK and other European countries

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Ingrid Wolfe; Staffan Jansson; Boel Gäre; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child health; public health; health services and Systems assessment; UK; Europe; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : BackgroundThis work in child population medicine describes child health problems, increases knowledge of health services, systems, and wider determinants, and makes recommendations for improvements.AimsTo explore trends in UK child health and health service quality and highlight policy lessons from the UK and other European countriesTo study child health and health services in western Europe and derive lessons from different approaches to common challengesTo enhance knowledge on child to adult transition careTo describe trends in UK and EU15+ child and adolescent mortality and seek explanations for deteriorating UK health system performance, and make recommendations for improving survivalMethodsPopulation level measures of health status and system performance; primary and secondary research on policies and practice for health system assessments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social capital, health and community action implications for health promotion

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Malin Eriksson; Maria Emmelin; Lars Dahlgren; Urban Janlert; Catherine Campbell; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; social capital; self-rated health; health promotion; community action; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; socialmedicin; Social Medicine;

    Abstract : Background; The overwhelming increase in studies about social capital and health occurring since 1995 indicates a renewed interest in the social determinants of health and a call for a more explicit use of theory in public health and epidemiology. The links between social capital and health are still not clear and the meanings of different forms of individual and collective social capital and their implications for health promotion needs further exploration. READ MORE