Search for dissertations about: "health impact assessment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 410 swedish dissertations containing the words health impact assessment.

  1. 1. Health effects of heatwaves short and long term predictions

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Christofer Åström; Bertil Forsberg; Kristie L. Ebi; Scott Sheridan; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Heatwave; health impact assessment; early warning system; mortality; morbidity; climate change;

    Abstract : Background: Climate change is defined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as changes in the state of the climate associated with changes in the mean and/or the variability of its properties. Climate change will affect temperatures both as an increase in mean temperature as well as changes in the frequency of temperature extremes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Child Health, Health Services and Systems in UK and other European countries

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Ingrid Wolfe; Staffan Jansson; Boel Gäre; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child health; public health; health services and Systems assessment; UK; Europe; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : BackgroundThis work in child population medicine describes child health problems, increases knowledge of health services, systems, and wider determinants, and makes recommendations for improvements.AimsTo explore trends in UK child health and health service quality and highlight policy lessons from the UK and other European countriesTo study child health and health services in western Europe and derive lessons from different approaches to common challengesTo enhance knowledge on child to adult transition careTo describe trends in UK and EU15+ child and adolescent mortality and seek explanations for deteriorating UK health system performance, and make recommendations for improving survivalMethodsPopulation level measures of health status and system performance; primary and secondary research on policies and practice for health system assessments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exposure to particulate matter and the related health impacts in major Estonian cities

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Hans Orru; Bertil Forsberg; Eda Merisalu; Marko Kaasik; Per-Inge Grennfelt; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Particulate matter; traffic; health impact assessment; cardiopulmonary; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Environmental medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Particulate matter (PM) is one of the most studied and problematic pollutants due to its toxicity and relati­vely high concentrations. This thesis aims to clarify the main sources and exposures of PM in Tallinn and Tartu, study the associations with health effects, and estimate the extent of those effects with health impact assessment (HIA). READ MORE

  4. 4. Improving efficiency, access to and quality of the rural health extension programme in Tigray, Ethiopia the case of malaria diagnosis and treatment

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Hailemariam Lemma; Miguel San Sebastian; Curt Löfgren; Wakgari Deressa; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health extension programme; Malaria; Rapid diagnostic test; Acess health care; Efficiency; Cost-effectiveness; Adherence; Community health worker.; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Ensuring universal access to primary health care (PHC) is a key component of the Ethiopian nationalhealth policy. The policy also emphasises promoting and enhancing national self-reliance in health development bymobilizing and efficiently utilizing resources including community participation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maximum Waiting-time Guarantee - a remedy to long waiting lists? Assessment of the Swedish Waiting-time Guarantee Policy 1992-1996

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Marianne Hanning; Björn Smedby; Chris Ham; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health services research; Health Services Research; Waiting lists; Health Policy; Evaluation; Maximum Waiting-time Guarantee; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Health and medical services in society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : Lengthy waiting times have been a problem in Swedish health services for many years. In 1992, Sweden implemented a national maximum waiting-time guarantee (MWG) through an agreement between the Swedish Government and the Federation of Swedish County Councils. READ MORE