Search for dissertations about: "community based approach"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 301 swedish dissertations containing the words community based approach.

  1. 1. Implementing Community Based Re/habilitation in Uganda and Sweden A Comparative Approach

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Charlotte Persson; Mittuniversitetet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Social work; Social Justice; Disability; Travelling Ideas; Implementation; Community Based Rehabilitation;

    Abstract : In our global world, ideas in general and social work models in particular are spread and implemented in a variety of socioeconomic, political and cultural contexts, generating different outcomes. Many ideas and services launched in different countries by international organisations or governments in order to bring social justice to marginalised and oppressed groups, such as people with disabilities, have been criticised for not reaching or involving those such services aim to serve. 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. Community-based customer involvement for improving packaged software development

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Helena Holmström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Packaged software development; software improvement; virtual communities; customer involvement; community knowledge; community-based customer involvement;

    Abstract : Noting the widespread use of virtual communities for interacting with customers, this thesis explores the role of virtual communities for involving distributed customers in packaged software development (psd) and the opportunities and challenges that are associated with this. While the idea of involving customers in software development is not new, it is yet to gain momentum in psd. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hypertension in Vietnam from community-based studies to a national targeted programme

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Pham Thai Son; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hypertension; risk factor; community; programme; Vietnam; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: In the context of transitional Vietnam, hypertension has been shown to be one of the ten leading causes of morbidity and mortality in hospitals. However, population-based data on hypertension are to a large extent lacking. READ MORE

  5. 5. Opening the Black Box of Community-Based Injury Prevention Programmes Towards Improved Understanding of Factors that Influence Programme Effectiveness

    University dissertation from Institutionen för hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Per Nilsen; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Community-based; injury prevention; programmes; evaluation; effectiveness; Samhällsbaserad; skadeprevention; program; utvärdering; effektivitet; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Despite wide application of community-based programmes to prevent injuries and promote health over the last 25 years, there is a paucity of evaluations from which to obtain evidence regarding the effectiveness and critical factors contributing to achieving effectiveness of these programmes. Research on community-based injury prevention programmes thus far has been driven by the question “does it work?” However, merely establishing whether a programme works or not provides insufficient information to generate new knowledge about these programmes. READ MORE