Search for dissertations about: "health campaigns"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words health campaigns.

  1. 1. Control or elimination : terms for public health interventions against tungiasis and schistosomiasis haematobium

    Author : Per Nordin; Ingela Krantz; Stig Wall; Andreas Ruppel; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tungiasis; urogenital schistosomiasis; control; elimination; public health; intervention; diagnosis; treatment; neglected tropical diseases; praziquantel; mass treatment; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : The thesis revolves around diagnosis and treatment of tungiasis (sand flea disease) and schistosomiasis haematobium. The causing parasites, Tunga penetrans and Schistosoma haematobium, both have the ability to penetrate intact skin. READ MORE

  2. 2. An insight into institutional responses to intimate partner violence against women in Spain

    Author : Amaia Maquibar Landa; Isabel Goicolea; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Carmen Vives-Cases; Itziar Estalella; Naeemah Abrahams; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intimate partner violence; nursing; health system; gender; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : BackgroundIntimate Partner Violence (IPV) has been widely acknowledged as a major public health issue and a human rights concern. The international burden of this type of violence have lead countries to develop institutional responses to address the consequences for women as well as to reduce its prevalence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Communicating Care : The Contradictions of HPV Vaccination Campaigns

    Author : Lisa Lindén; Ericka Johnson; Claes-Fredrik Helgesson; Ana Viseu; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HPV vaccination; health campaigns; public health; care; temporality; feelings; materiality; gender; sexuality; science and technology studies; feminist theory; digital media; social media; social sciences; public involvement; HPV-vaccination; hälsokampanjer; folkhälsoprojekt; omsorg; temporalitet; känslor; materialitet; genus; sexualitet; teknik- och vetenskapsstudier; feministisk teori; digitala medier; sociala medier; samhällsvetenskap; publik delaktighet;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling undersöker tre statligt finansierade kampanjer mot human papillomvirus (HPV) i Sverige. Författaren visar att kampanjerna innehåller och artikulerar olika former av omsorg som inte är begränsade till att endast uppmana människor att ”ta hand om sig själva” eller ”bry sig om andra”. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social marketing for injury prevention : changing risk perceptions and safety-related behaviors among New York farmers

    Author : Julie Sorensen; Maria Emmelin; Hans Stenlund; John May; Peter Lundqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : social marketing; behavior models; roll-over protective structures; tractor overturns; farm safety; occupational health; safety intervention; retrofitting incentives; health campaigns; intervention evaluation; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : In the U.S., work-related death is an all too familiar occurrence on farms. Tractor overturns continue to be the most frequent cause of these fatalities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk Talk : On Communicating Benefits and Harms in Health Care

    Author : Mikael Hoffmann; Karin Kjellgren; Mats Hammar; Johan Ahlner; Bengt Mattson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk; communication; menopause; hormone replacement therapy; physician-patient relations; Clinical pharmacology; Klinisk farmakologi;

    Abstract : One of the most critical elements in empowering the patient, and ensuring concordance, is communication of the possible benefits and harms of different actions in health care. Risk assessment is a complex task due both to the different interpretations of the concept of risk, and the common lack of hard facts. READ MORE