Search for dissertations about: "Public health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1998 swedish dissertations containing the words Public health.

  1. 1. Health-promoting health services personal health documents and empowerment

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Lars Jerdén; Lars Weinehall; Erik Bergström; Gunilla Burell; Charli Eriksson; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; health promotion; health behaviour; self-rated health; medical records; adolescents; health services; primary health care; nursing; cost-effectiveness; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : In 2003, the Swedish Parliament adopted a national public health policy that included the domain - “A more health-promoting health service”. Strategies and tools are needed in the work to reorient health services. Personal health documents are documents concerning a person’s health, and are owned by the individual. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nathanael Sirili; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Isabel Goicolea; Angwara Denis Kiwara; Ottar Mædstad; [2018]
    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

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Maria Emmelin; Lars Dahlgren; Stig Wall; Per-Olof Östergren; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; process evaluation; community intervention; self-rated health; public health; Folkhälsomedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin 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 for future self-rated health and social status among adolescents

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Junia Joffer; Lars Jerdén; Reneé Flacking; Ann Öhman; Anna Sarkadi; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescent; health; self-rated health; smoking; self-esteem; social status; subjective social status; gender; social norms; think-aloud interview; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore self-rated health, subjective social status and smoking in adolescents.This thesis consists of a qualitative and a quantitative study. The qualitative study was an interview study that included 58 participants in the 7th and 12th grades. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Thaddaeus Wandera Egondi; Joacim Rocklöv; Nawi Ng; Remare Ettarh; Patrick Kinney; [2015]
    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