Search for dissertations about: "child mortality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 124 swedish dissertations containing the words child mortality.

  1. 1. Gender inequity in child survival travails of the girl child in rural north India

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anand Krishnan; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Conditional cash transfers; girl child; inequities; gender; prejudice; mortality; non-specific effects; sex; socio-economic; vaccines; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: While substantial progress has been made globally towards achieving United Nations Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDG 4) on child mortality, the decline is not sufficient to reach the targets set for 2015. The South Asian region, which includes India, was to achieve the MDG 4 target of 39 deaths per 1000 live births by 2015 but was estimated to have reached only 61 by 2011. READ MORE

  2. 2. Saving the child regional, cultural and social aspects of the infant mortality decline in Iceland, 1770-1920

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : ӓlöf Garðarsdóttir; Umeå universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; infant mortality; neonatal mortality; breastfeeding; infant feeding; midwives; physicians; hygiene; neonatal tetanus; measles; fertility; literacy; history of medicine; Iceland;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the infant mortality decline in Iceland during the 19th and early 20th Century. It shows that despite its low degree of urbanization, pre-transitional Iceland displayed higher infant mortality rates than most other European countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Public Health Programmes, Healthcare and Child Health

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Daniel Knutsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public Health; Mortality; Infant Mortality; Piped Water; Well-visits; Crowding; Delivery Care; Sulfa; Information; Clean Water; Neonatal Mortality; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained chapters.Modern Medicine, Public Policy and Infant Health: Evidence from a Preventive Health Programme in Sweden. This paper explores a universal preventive health programme targeting infants that coincided in time with the introduction and availability of an early antibiotic, sulfa. READ MORE

  4. 4. Suicides, psychotic disorders and criminality among former child and adolescent psychiatric patients followed into adulthood

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska institutet

    Author : Ulf Engqvist; Mittuniversitetet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Psychiatry Child and adolescent psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Psychiatry; child; adolescent; adult; mortality; suicide; crime; mental disorders; psychotic disorders; paediatrics; longitudinal studies; Psychiatry; child; adolescent; adult; mortality; suicide; crime; mental disorders; psychotic disorders; paediatrics; longitudinal studies;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to provide information about child and adolescent psychiatric (CAP) patients and their outcome as adults: Were their difficulties in childhood due to mental illness, disablement and/or behaviour disorders? What happened to them as adults? Who were the patients in need of psychiatric care (GenP) in adulthood that had not had previous contact with CAP? Did this group differ from the former CAP group? Methods: Paper I-III: 1,400 CAP patients admitted 1975-1990 to inpatient or outpatient CAP care in Jämtland County, Sweden were followed until 2003. Paper IV: A sample of 167 GenP patients not treated in CAP was compared to GenP patients with a history of CAP care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Det hotade barnet : Tre generationers spädbarns- och barnadödlighet i 1800-talets Linköping

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Magdalena Bengtsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; infant mortality; child mortality; family history; 19th century; urban mortality; historical demography; Sweden; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study deals with the decline in infant and child mortality in Sweden during the 19th century. Around 1800 about a quarter of all children died before the age of one and 100 years later the proportion had been reduced to one tenth. READ MORE