Search for dissertations about: "Ted Greiner"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Ted Greiner.

  1. 1. Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV in Africa : Operational Research to Reduce Post-natal Transmission and Infant Mortality

    Author : Mickey Chopra; Lars-Åke Persson; Ted Greiner; Cesar Victora; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HIV AIDS; Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV; infant feeding; child health; cohort study; health systems evaluation; effectiveness;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the effectiveness of the National Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme in 3 sites in South Africa, and the quality of infant feeding counselling across four countries, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda . Implementation and outcome of PMTCT services were very different across the 3 sites. READ MORE

  2. 2. HIV and Infant Feeding : Operational Challenges of Achieving Safe Infant Feeding Practices

    Author : Tanya Doherty; Lars-Åke Persson; Ted Greiner; Debra Jackson; Per Ashorn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : International health; HIV AIDS; Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV; infant feeding; child health; qualitative research; cohort study; programme evaluation; nutrition; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the uptake of the national Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme in South Africa, and the challenges of achieving safe infant feeding practices in the context of HIV. The research studies contained in this thesis utilised a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods in order to provide a full understanding of the challenges of moving from efficacy to effectiveness in PMTCT programmes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Intervention for Childhood Obesity in Beijing, China

    Author : Jiang Jingxiong; Urban Rosenqvist; Zongyi Ding; Ted Greiner; Claude Marcus; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Public health; Obesity; intervention; childhood; behavior modification; risk factors; family influence; Folkhälsomedicin;

    Abstract : Childhood obesity appears to be increasing throughout the world. China has joined the global epidemic. Childhood obesity is not only a chronic disease which is associated with lifestyle, but also a public health problem in children. Obesity intervention should become a public health priority in China. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health and Nutrition in the Tarahumara of Northern Mexico : Studies among Women and Children

    Author : Joel Monárrez-Espino; Ted Greiner; Gunilla Lindmark; Homero Martínez; Reynaldo Martorell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; International health; acculturation; anemia; anthropometry; body shape; cognitive anthropology; qualitative methods; ferritin; food; indian; infant feeding; malnutrition; Mexico; micronutrients; obesity; overweight; Raramuri; school children; Tarahumara; westernization; women; Internationell hälsa; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Belonging to an indigenous group in Mexico is usually associated with poor health, mainly as the result of social isolation from the mainstream society. The Tarahumara are no exception. They constitute the largest indigenous group in northern Mexico and one of the most marginalized ethnic minorities in North America. READ MORE