Search for dissertations about: "Under-five mortality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words Under-five mortality.

  1. 1. Child health and acute respiratory infections in Ethiopia : epidemiology for prevention and control

    Author : Lulu Muhe; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; acute respiratory infections; morbidity; mortality; infants; under-five children; determinants; intervention;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on studies in Butajira district in the south central part of Ethiopia and one study in the Ethio-Swedish Children's Hospital in Addis Ababa. The Butajira project has a continuous demographic surveillance system, established in 1987 in a sample of 10 communities with a total baseline population of about 30,000. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neonatal Mortality in Vietnam : Challenges and Effects of a Community-Based Participatory Intervention

    Author : Nguyen Thu Nga; Lars-Åke Persson; Uwe Ewald; Annika Johansson; David Osrin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Facilitation; Local stakeholder group; Maternal-and-Newborn Health Group; Neonatal mortality; Primary health care; Vietnam; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Globally neonatal mortality accounts for 40% of under-five deaths. Participatory interventions where the local problems are addressed have been successful in some settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Violence Against Women on Child Growth, Morbidity and Survival : Studies in Bangladesh and Nicaragua

    Author : Kajsa Åsling Monemi; Lars Åke Persson; Ruchira Tabassum Naved; Lars Smedman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Violence against women; Birth-weight; Child growth; Under-nutrition; Infant morbidity; Under-five mortality; Bangladesh; Nicaragua; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore the impact of physical, sexual and emotional violence against women of reproductive age and the level of controlling behaviour in marriage on child health and survival in two different cultural settings: Bangladesh and Nicaragua. Data were acquired from four quantitative community-based studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mortality and survival from childhood to old age in rural Ethiopia

    Author : Mesganaw Fantahun; Ulf Högberg; Stig Wall; Peter Byass; Yemane Berhane; Thorkild Tylleskär; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mortality; survival; children; adults; elderly; cause of death; determinants; Ethiopia; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines ways of establishing cause of death, assessing trends in mortality, and identifying factors that affect mortality and survival among the different population groups in rural and semi-urban Ethiopia. These data are important for health care planning; however, such vital data are unavailable in many developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Child survival in Rwanda: Challenges and potential for improvement : Population- and hospital-based studies

    Author : Aimable Musafili; Lars-Åke Persson; Birgitta Essén; Baribwira Cyprien; Göran Tomson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Trends; social differentials; child mortality; perinatal mortality; perinatal audit; three delays model; training healthcare workers; Helping Babies Breathe; urban hospitals; Kigali; Rwanda; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : After the 1994 genocide and collapse of the health system, Rwanda initiated major social and health reforms in order to reduce child mortality and health inequities in accordance with the Millennium Development Goals. The aim of this thesis was to assess trends in under-five mortality (U5M) and equity in child survival, to study social barriers for improved perinatal and neonatal survival, and to evaluate Helping Babies Breathe (HBB), a newborn resuscitation program. READ MORE