Search for dissertations about: "drug policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the words drug policy.

  1. 1. Drug Discourses in Contemporary Russia : A Study of the National Press, NGOs and the Government

    Author : My Lilja; Henrik Tham; Therese Reitan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Russia; discourse analysis; drug policy; drugs; NGOs; Russian press; Criminology; Kriminologi; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : In Western Europe and the United States drugs have, since the 1960s, been one of the most discussed social problems. However, in the Soviet Union it was not until perestroika in the mid-1980s that a public debate on this issue began. READ MORE

  2. 2. Translating Foreign Ideas into Domestic Practices : Pharmaceutical Policies in Laos and Vietnam

    Author : Kristina Jönsson; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political and administrative sciences; goal-means rationality.; logic of appropriateness; logic of consequentiality; implementation; policy formulation; transmission dynamics; globalisation; pharmaceuticals; NDP; National Drug Policy; Vietnam; Translation; Laos; policy diffusion; Pharmacological sciences; pharmacognosy; pharmacy; toxicology; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Farmakologi; farmakognosi; farmaci; toxikologi;

    Abstract : Similar policies may be found in different countries. This, in turn, is an indication that policies travel. READ MORE

  3. 3. Drug utilization studies as support to decisions in drug policy in Estonia

    Author : Raul-Allan Kiivet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; drug utilization; Estonia; Nordic Countries; international comparison; antibiotics; neuroleptics; ulcer disease; in-patients; prescriptions; health policy;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the present studies was to describe the use of drugs in Estonia in an international perspective and to study factors determining changes in drug utilization. An important aim of evaluating drug utilization in Estonia was to use the data as a management instrument in areas where initiatives should be taken towards improved use of drugs. READ MORE

  4. 4. A society With or Without Drugs. Continuity and change in Drug Policies in Sweden and the Netherlands

    Author : Dolf Tops; Socialhögskolan; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; teorier om socialt arbete; Sociala förändringar; theory of social work; Social changes; Context.; Social Control; Social problems; Drug Policy; Institutions; Sweden; the Netherlands; Social problems and welfare; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : In debates about the Swedish and Dutch drug policies are usually positioned as opposites. The goal for the Swedish drug policy is to create a 'drug-free society'; while in the Netherlands a harm reduction approach prevails. READ MORE

  5. 5. Swedish Pharmaceutical Benefit Reforms ?Analyses of implementation, pharmaceutical sales patterns and expenditures

    Author : Karolina Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pharmaceutical policy; health care reform; reimbursement; co-payment; reference-based pricing; generic substitution; drug cost; cost sharing;

    Abstract : Background: Over the last few decades, the sales of prescription drugs have increased dramatically in many western countries; however, this increase requires individuals and society to bear larger economic consequences. To improve cost control for pharmaceuticals, several reforms attempt to reconcile the economic responsibility of the patients, prescribers and third party payers. READ MORE