Search for dissertations about: "communicable disease control intervention"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words communicable disease control intervention.

  1. 1. Respiratory Tract Infections: Aspects of Aetiology, Virulence, and Communicable Disease Control

    University dissertation from Infectious Diseases Research Unit

    Author : Jonas Ahl; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Streptococcus pneumoniae; day care center; communicable disease control intervention; eradication therapy; invasive pneumococcal disease; serotype 3; aetiology; ventilator-associated pneumonia;

    Abstract : The paediatric nasopharyngeal flora is regarded as the largest reservoir for Streptococcus pneumoniae, and the carrier state is always antecedent to infection and a prerequisite for dispersion of these bacteria. Pneumococci are the predominant aetiology of bacterial respiratory tract infections and a major cause of morbidity and mortality, in the most severe cases due to invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD; mainly sepsis and meningitis). READ MORE

  2. 2. Working with community exploring community empowerment to support non-communicable disease prevention in a middle-incom country

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Fatwa Sari Tetra Dewi; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NCD; cardiovascular disease; community intervention; prevention; community empowerment; middle-incom countries; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Non communicable diseases (NCD) are recognized as a major burden of human health globally, especially in low and middle-income countries including Indonesia. This thesis addresses a community intervention program utilizing a community empowerment approach to study whether this is a reasonable strategy to control NCD. READ MORE

  3. 3. Where are the world’s disease patterns heading? The challenges of epidemiological transition

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ailiana Santosa; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiological transition; premature mortality; non-communicable disease; risk factors; Sweden; low-and middle-income countries; INDEPTH Network; Västerbotten Intervention Programme; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : INTRODUCTION: Epidemiological transition theory, first postulated by Omran in 1971, provides a useful framework for understanding cause-specific mortality changes and may contribute usefully to predictions about cause-specific mortality. However, understandings of mortality transitions and associated epidemiological changes remain poorly defined for public health practitioners due to lack of evidence from low- and middle-income countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Penicillin-resistant pneumococci in Sweden : Epidemiology and public health response

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Liselotte Högberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Streptococcus pneumoniae; penicillin resistance; epidemiology; surveillance; validity; public health interventions; day care centres; antibiotic use.;

    Abstract : Since 1996, all identified cases of pneumococci with a MIC for penicillin G > 0.5 mg/L (penicillin resistant pneumococci: PRP) have been registered according to the Swedish Communicable Disease Act. READ MORE

  5. 5. Type 2 diabetes in rural Uganda : prevalence, risk factors, perceptions and implications for the health system

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Roy William Mayega; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Type 2 diabetes;

    Abstract : Background: Between 2010 and 2030, a 69% increase in type-2 diabetes is expected in low-income countries compared to a 20% increase in high income countries. Yet health system responsiveness to non-communicable diseases has been slow in sub-Saharan Africa. READ MORE