Search for dissertations about: "access to health care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 418 swedish dissertations containing the words access to health care.

  1. 1. Health and Health Care Utilization among the Unemployed

    Author : Annika Åhs; Ragnar Westerling; Urban Janlert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; Unemployment; self-rated health; mental health; mortality; health care utilization; health promotion; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The number of persons who are not employed has increased in Sweden since the early 1990s. Unemployment has been found to influence health, especially when unemployment rates are low. The extent to which unemployment affects health when unemployment is high is less clear, and this needs to be further studied. READ MORE

  2. 2. The rough journey to access health care : the case of leishmaniasis in the Bolivian rainforest

    Author : Daniel V. Eid Rodríguez; Miguel San Sebastián; Isabel Goicolea; Anna-Karin Hurtig; John Porter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cutaneous leishmaniasis; Health-care access; risk factors; population surveillance; capture-recapture; health care seeking behavior; intralesional pentavalent antimonials; economic analysis; cost analysis; budget impact analysis; Bolivia; rainforest; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infectious disease transmitted by vectors that cause three main clinical syndromes: cutaneous (CL), mucosal (ML), and visceral (VL). Since VL is not relevant to this thesis, only CL and ML will be further discussed. READ MORE

  3. 3. No woman should die while giving life : Does the Health Extension Program improveaccess to maternal health services in Tigray, Ethiopia?

    Author : Tesfay Gebregzabher Gebrehiwet; Isabel Goicolea; Miguel San Sebastián; Kerstin Edin; Anette Agardh; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health extension program; maternal health; antenatal care; childbirth; postnatal care; access; utilization; Tigray; Health extension workers; Ethiopia.; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Ensuring access to universal primary health care is essential to secure a safe and pleasant motherhood and to provide compassionate care for mothers and newborns.However, inequalities in the access to maternal health services still remain a prominent problem in many countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating access to cancer care : an exploration of patient-provider encounters in primary care, and sociodemographic factors

    Author : Cecilia Hultstrand; Senada Hajdarevic; Anna-Britt Coe; Mikael Lilja; Kristina Bengtsson Boström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Access to care; patient-provider interaction; primary care; encounters; experiences; cancer; time to diagnosis; standardization; sociodemographic factors;

    Abstract : Background: Access to care is widely discussed in both research and practice. However, previous research about access to care has mainly focused on individual behaviors of seeking care, and theories about access have mostly focused on quantifiable dimensions, such as supply and demand. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health Care Customer Creativity

    Author : Hannah Snyder; Mattias Elg; Lars Witell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Customer creativity; service innovation; health care; co-creation; customer involvement;

    Abstract : Crafting and stimulating service innovation is considered a main research priority and remains a challenge for service providers. One suggested component of stimulating service innovation is customer creativity. READ MORE