Search for dissertations about: "community participation in prevention of diseases"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words community participation in prevention of diseases.

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

    Author : Fatwa Sari Tetra Dewi; Lars Weinehall; Hans Stenlund; Ann Öhman; Charli Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  2. 2. Count in the young people : HIV vaccine trial participation in Tanzania

    Author : Theodora Mbunda; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: For nearly four decades, HIV infection has raged across the world; leaving devastation in its wake particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Even though the use of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs has significantly contributed to lessening HIV/AIDS related morbidity and mortality, their efficacy has had a limited outcome on the cure and prevention of both old and new HIV infections. READ MORE

  3. 3. New policies at Nosokomio Neapolis : introducing small areas research and development in a Cretan primary/hospital care setting

    Author : Marios Chatziarsenis; Calle Bengtsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The present thesis gives an account of the scheduled transformation of a combined Hospital and Primary Health Care institution, Nosokomio Neapolis, in a semi-rural community on Crete to an integrated population health research and development (R&D) centre by relatively minor organisational updatings and focused scientific studies with academic and political support and supervision. This process has engaged the whole local team, and the thesis is concerned with some of its bearing "Ariadne threads". READ MORE