Search for dissertations about: "Rural areas"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 363 swedish dissertations containing the words Rural areas.

  1. 11. Depression among older people in rural Thailand Knowledge of population, experiences and perceptions of patients, families, and psychiatric nurses

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Duangkaew Kleebthong; Lisbeth Porskrog Kristiansen; Malin Rising-Holmström; Sukjai Chareornsuk; Helle Wijk; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; depression; experiences; family members; nurses; older people; rural; Thailand;

    Abstract : Background: The number of older persons (defined as age 60 and over) in Thailand has grown rapidly, and will be projected to increase to over 20 million by 2035. With an aging population, the number of older people suffering from health problems (such as non-communicable and degenerative diseases) was increasing as well. READ MORE

  2. 12. Traumatic spinal cord injuries in rural Tanzania occurrences, clinical outcomes and life situations of persons living in the Kilimanjaro region

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Haleluya Moshi; Ann Sörlin; Klas-Göran Sahlen; Gunnevi Sundelin; Lena Nilsson-Wikmar; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; traumatic spinal cord injuries; rural; low income country; clinical outcomes; quality of life; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) is one of the most troubling health condition as it leaves the inflicted individual with irreversible sensorimotor impairment. Rural areas of Tanzania and other low income countries are characterized by inadequate emergency, medical and rehabilitation services and are mostly inaccessible by wheelchair. READ MORE

  3. 13. Urban-Rural Relations in China A Study of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Metropolitan Region

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Yuheng Li; Hans Westlund; Göran Cars; Johan Klaesson; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urban-rural linkages; Urban bias; Urban-rural interface; Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Metropolitan Region; China; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : Over three decades of rapid economic growth in China, beginning in 1978, has been accompanied by ever-enlarging urban-rural inequalities in terms of the various aspects of income, welfare, infrastructure, medical treatment, and education (amongst others). These two parts – the urban and the rural - have long been treated separately, without much consideration being given to their mutual linkages (relations). READ MORE

  4. 14. Home nursing care in rural areas : Stories from oldest old persons living alone and their nurses

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Tove Mentsen Ness; Ove Hellzen; Ingela Enmarker; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

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  5. 15. Health for community dwelling older people trends, inequalities, needs and care in rural Vietnam

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Le Van Hoi; Lars Lindholm; Truong Viet Dung; Pham Thang; Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc; Zarina Kabir; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; older people; elderly health; health status; life expectancy; health-related quality of life; EQ-5D; mobility; self-care; usual activities; pain; discomfort; anxiety; depression; activity of daily living; basic ADL; instrumental ADL; intellectual ADL; non-communicable diseases; need of care; health service; model of care; mobile team; day care centre; nursing centre; inequalities; cost of care; socioeconomic; education; marital status; living arrangement; household head; working status; living area; wealth quintile; poverty line; community; cohort study; household survey; focus group discussion; qualitative research; rural; Vietnam; developing country; Asia; người cao tuổi; y tế; thực trạng sức khỏe; hy vọng sống; chất lượng cuộc sống; EQ-5D; đi lại; tự chăm sóc; hoạt động thường xuyên; đau; khó chịu; lo lắng; trầm cảm; hoạt động hàng ngày; bệnh không lây nhiễm; nhu cầu chăm sóc; dịch vụ y tế; mô hình chăm sóc; đội lưu động; trung tâm chăm sóc ban ngày; trung tâm dưỡng lão; bất bình đẳng; chi phí chăm sóc; kinh tế xã hội; giáo dục; hôn nhân; sắp xếp cuộc sống; chủ hộ; tình trạng làm việc; khu vực sống; ngũ phân thịnh vượng; chuẩn nghèo; cộng đồng; nghiên cứu theo dõi dọc; điều tra hộ gia đình; thảo luận nhóm tập trung; nghiên cứu định tính; nông thôn; Việt Nam; nước đang phát triển; châu Á; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : BackgroundInVietnam, the proportion of people aged 60 and above has increased rapidly in recent decades. The majority live in rural areas where socioeconomic status is more disadvantaged than in urban areas.Vietnam’s economic status is improving but disparities in income and living conditions are widening between groups and regions. READ MORE