Search for dissertations about: "birgitta essén"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words birgitta essén.

  1. 1. Perinatal mortality among immigrants from Africa´s Horn: The importance of experience, rationality, and tradition for risk assessment in pregnancy and childbirth

    Author : Birgitta Essén; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics; gynaecology; perinatal audit; anthropology; epidemiology; female circumcision; acculturation; sub-optimal care; ethnic background; immigrants; Perinatal mortality; andrology; reproduction; reproduktion; andrologi; sexuality; gynekologi; Obstetrik; sexualitet;

    Abstract : This thesis is an exploration of the possible effects of maternal country of origin on the risk of perinatal mortality (PNM). Increased risk of PNM was found among infants of foreign-born women delivering in a Swedish hospital between 1990-1995. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sacred Ideals : Diversity and Equality in Swedish Reproductive Healthcare

    Author : Jonna Arousell; Aje Carlbom; Birgitta Essén; Sara Johnsdotter; Anne Sofie Roald; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diversity; equality; gender equality; religion; reproductive health; migration; multicultural encounters; Scandinavia; Sweden;

    Abstract : To promote diversity (mångfald) and equality (jämlikhet) is a key task for a wide range of welfare institutions in Sweden. The two terms appeal to several aspects simultaneously: inclusiveness, moral goodness, awareness and willingness to facilitate a positive social change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Challenges of transnational parenthood : Exploring different perspectives of surrogacy in Sweden and India

    Author : Anna Arvidsson; Birgitta Essén; Sara Johnsdotter; Pernilla Ouis; Karen Hvidtfeldt Madsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Transnational surrogacy; Surrogacy; Assisted reproduction; Commissioning parents; Legal parenthood; Social workers; Exploitation; Surrogate; Motherhood; Kinship; Social constructionism; Reproductive Justice; Sweden; India; Assam; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Transnational surrogacy challenges traditional norms of parenthood, especially motherhood; additionally, it is viewed as the exploitation of poor women. The overall aim of this thesis was to shed light on the consequences of an unregulated situation on surrogacy in the Swedish and Indian contexts, and to give different perspectives on surrogacy and the surrogate. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Maternal Migration Effect : Exploring Maternal Healthcare in Diaspora Using Qualitative Proxies for Medical Anthropology

    Author : Pauline Binder; Birgitta Essén; Sara Johnsdotter; Helen Lambert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : caesarean section; care encounter; constructivist; interpreter use; migration; Somali; African immigrant; socio-cultural factors; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : This project explores the 'maternal migration effect'. Following migration to a high-income country with a low maternal mortality rate, we assume that some immigrant women’s reliance upon maternal practices that respond to a low-income, high-mortality context can adversely affect care-seeking and utilization of treatment facilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. ’Moving On’ and Transitional Bridges : Studies on migration, violence and wellbeing in encounters with Somali-born women and the maternity health care in Sweden

    Author : Ulrika Byrskog; Marie Klingberg-Allvin; Pia Olsson; Birgitta Essén; Ragnhild Elise Johansen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Somali-born women; violence; transition; migration; childbearing; midwife; maternal health; perinatal health; wellbeing; qualitative; case-control; International Health; Internationell hälsa; Kvinnor och mäns erfarenheter och upplevelser av könsrelaterat våld i väpnade konflikter;

    Abstract : During the latest decade Somali-born women with experiences of long-lasting war followed by migration have increasingly encountered Swedish maternity care, where antenatal care midwives are assigned to ask questions about exposure to violence. The overall aim in this thesis was to gain deeper understanding of Somali-born women’s wellbeing and needs during the parallel transitions of migration to Sweden and childbearing, focusing on maternity healthcare encounters and violence. READ MORE