Search for dissertations about: "Public health medicine research areas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 swedish dissertations containing the words Public health medicine research areas.

  1. 1. Making visible the invisible : Health risks from environmental exposures among socially deprived populations of Nairobi, Kenya

    Author : Thaddaeus Wandera Egondi; Joacim Rocklöv; Nawi Ng; Remare Ettarh; Patrick Kinney; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; air pollution; urban health; temperature-related mortality; particulate matter; exposure assessment; child health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Most countries of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are experiencing a high rate of ur­banization accompanied with unplanned development resulting into sprawl of slums. The weath­er patterns and air pollution sources in most urban areas are changing with significant effects on health. READ MORE

  2. 2. Musculoskeletal pain in primary health care : a biopsychosocial perspective for assessment and  treatment

    Author : Anders Westman; J. Steven Linton; Töres Theorell; Jerzy Leppert; Bengt Mattsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; musculoskeletal pain; biopsychosocial; multimodal; fear-avoidance; catastrophizing; distress; sick leave; function; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Family Medicine; Allmänmedicin; Rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Long-term musculoskeletal pain is a large public health problem with serious consequences for both the individual and society. Psychosocial factors have been shown to be good predictors of long-term disability and play an important role in the transition from acute to chronic pain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Self-rated health in public health evaluation

    Author : Maria Emmelin; Lars Dahlgren; Stig Wall; Per-Olof Östergren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; process evaluation; community intervention; self-rated health; public health; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : There is still a debate concerning the evidence base for community interventions. The randomised clinical trial design (RCT) is increasingly challenged as a gold standard for their evaluation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health workforce development post-1990s health sector reforms : the case of medical doctors in Tanzania

    Author : Nathanael Sirili; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Isabel Goicolea; Angwara Denis Kiwara; Ottar Mædstad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; health sector reforms; health workforce; doctors; training; deployment; retention; decentralized health sector; public-private partnership; rural; Tanzania; low- and middle- income countries; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Health systems in many low- and middle-income countries suffer from critical shortages and inequitable geographical distribution of the health workforce. Since the 1940s, many low- and middle-income countries have passed through different regimes of health sector reforms; the most recent one was in the 1990s. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health promotion in pregnancy and early parenthood : the challenge of innovation, implementation and change within the Salut Programme

    Author : Kristina Edvardsson; Anneli Ivarsson; Rickard Garvare; Monica Nyström; Eva Eurenius; Rolf Wahlström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antenatal care; Child health care; Counselling; Dental health services; Dissemination; Health Promotion; Implementation; Intervention; Parents; Pregnancy; Prevention; Obesity; Overweight; Pre-­school; Primary Health Care; Sustainability; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: In 2005, the Västerbotten County Council launched a child health promotion programme, “the Salut Programme”, in response to an alarming prevalence of overweight and obesity, and trends of increased dental caries, among young county citizens. The programme, initially developed in four pilot areas, is built on multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral collaboration and aims to support and strengthen health promotion activities in health care, social services and school settings. READ MORE