Search for dissertations about: "Public health science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 225 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; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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?

    Author : Ann Sörlin; Ann Öhman; Lars Lindholm; Tuija Muhonen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender equality; health; gender gap; index; organizations; companies; couple relations; Public health science; 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. Asking the public : Citizens´ views on priority setting and resource allocation in democratically governed healthcare

    Author : Mari Broqvist; Peter Garpenby; Barbro Krevers; Lars Sandman; Anna T. Höglund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Resource allocation in publicly funded healthcare systems is inevitably linked with priority setting between different patient groups and between different service areas, so-called meso level priorities. Behind every priority-setting decision (investments, reallocating or rationing), are values affecting both the content of the decisions and how the decisions are made. READ MORE

  4. 4. Steering health and social care through quasi-markets

    Author : David Isaksson; Ulrika Winblad; Paula Blomqvist; Anders Anell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; patient choice; contracting; equity; health policy; public procurement; quasi-markets; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : Municipalities and county councils try a multitude of different strategies when they design and steer health and social care markets to ensure that goals such as quality and equity are met. Depending on the strategies used, different problems arise. READ MORE

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

    Author : Malin Eriksson; Maria Emmelin; Lars Dahlgren; Urban Janlert; Catherine Campbell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; social capital; self-rated health; health promotion; community action; Public health science; 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