Search for dissertations about: "district services"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 swedish dissertations containing the words district services.

  1. 1. Health systems bottlenecks and evidence-based district health planning Experiences from the district health system in Uganda

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson; Stefan Swartling Peterson; Mio Fredriksson; Peter Waiswa; Anna-Karin Hurtig; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; District; health systems; decentralization; evidence; planning; bottleneck analysis; governance; decision space; health information systems; maternal and newborn care; child survival; Uganda; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : In low-income countries where maternal and child mortality remains high, there is limited use of context-specific evidence for decision making and prioritization of interventions in the planning process at the sub-national level, such as the district level. Knowledge on the utility of tools and interventions to promote use of district-specific evidence in the planning process is limited, yet it could contribute to the prioritization of high-impact interventions for women and children. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy Services in Sweden - Customer Relations towards Increased Sustainability

    University dissertation from Tryckeriet i E-huset, Lunds universitet

    Author : Kerstin Sernhed; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; demand-side management; district heating; electricity; Customer relations; district-heating marketing strategies; load management; feedback;

    Abstract : Energy use and supply are evident issues to consider for a sustainable development, where the economic, social and environmental aspects are all important. In large grid-bound systems, the supply of energy is usually a rather invisible activity and the contacts between household custo-mers and utilities are sometimes only repre-sented through the energy bill. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inviting Interaction – Explorations of the district heating interface for people

    University dissertation from Tryckeriet i E-huset, Lunds universitet

    Author : Sara Renström; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; design; users; residents; district heating; means for thermal comfort;

    Abstract : District heating provides more than half of the homes in Sweden with heating and hot water and have the potential to play an increasingly important role in the development towards fossil-free energy systems – yet it is rather unknown by the public. To understand why this is the case and to influence the situation, this research aims at exploring the district heating interface for people. READ MORE

  4. 4. District Heating-driven Membrane Distillation for Water Purification in Industrial Applications

    University dissertation from Tryckeriet i E-huset, Lunds universitet

    Author : Daniel Minilu Woldemariam; Andrew Martin; Massimo Santarelli; Wojciech Kujawski; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Membrane Distillation; District Heating; Wastewater Purification; Heat demand; Technoeconomy; Membrandestillation; Fjärrvärme; Avloppsvattenrening; Värme-behov; Teknoekonomi; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : Domestic and industrial water demands are growing globally due to population growth and rapid economic development, placing increasing strains on water resources. Wastewater effluents generated from these and other activities impact the environment and are thus subject to tightening regulation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Participatory approaches to strengthening district health managers' capacity Ugandan and global experiences

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Moses Tetui; Anna-Britt Coe; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Elizabeth-Ekirapa Kiracho; Suzanne N Kiwanuka; Bart Criel; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Participatory Action Research; Qualitative Research; Management; Health Managers; Systems Strengthening; Health Systems; Districts; Uganda; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction:Residents of low in-come countries have persistently suffered poor health outcomes, modest progress made over time notwithstanding. Weak health systems are one of the key reasons for the less than optimum progress. These health systems are constrained by inadequately equipped managers who play a main role in curbing this progress. READ MORE