Search for dissertations about: "health policy implementation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 103 swedish dissertations containing the words health policy implementation.

  1. 1. Health promotion in pregnancy and early parenthood the challenge of innovation, implementation and change within the Salut Programme

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Kristina Edvardsson; Anneli Ivarsson; Rickard Garvare; Monica Nyström; Eva Eurenius; Rolf Wahlström; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antenatal care; Child health care; Counselling; Dental health services; Dissemination; Health Promotion; Implementation; Intervention; Parents; Pregnancy; Prevention; Obesity; Overweight; Pre-­school; Primary Health Care; Sustainability; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: In 2005, the Västerbotten County Council launched a child health promotion programme, “the Salut Programme”, in response to an alarming prevalence of overweight and obesity, and trends of increased dental caries, among young county citizens. The programme, initially developed in four pilot areas, is built on multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral collaboration and aims to support and strengthen health promotion activities in health care, social services and school settings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Divergences, dissonances and disconnects implementation of community-based accountability in India’s national rural health mission

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Rakhal Gaitonde; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Miguel San Sebastian; VR Muraleedharan; Sara Van Belle; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Community Action for Health; Community-based Accountability; Policy Implementation; Problematization; Institutional Perspective; National Rural Health Mission National Health Mission; Tamil Nadu; India; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Accountability of health systems to the individuals and communities they serve is increasingly recognized as a key aspect in efforts at health system strengthening. This has led to a greater focus on efforts to evolve systems that enable communities to hold health systems accountable. READ MORE

  3. 3. Strengthening lifestyle interventions in primary health care the challenge of change and implementation of guidelines in clinical practice

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Therese Kardakis; Helene Johansson; Lars Weinehall; Lars Jerden; Monica Nyström; Charli Eriksson; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health orientation; health promotion; prevention; primary health care; readiness for change; lifestyles; clinical practice guidelines; implementation; guideline development; tobacco use; alcohol use; unhealthy eating habits; physical activity; organizational support; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Lifestyle habits like tobacco use, hazardous use of alcohol, unhealthy eating habits and insufficient physical activity are risk factors for developing non-communicable diseases, which are the leading, global causes of death. Furthermore, ill health and chronic diseases are costly and put an increased burden on societies and health systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of a primary health care strategy implemented in a market-oriented health system the case of Bogota, Colombia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Paola Andrea Mosquera Méndez; Miguel San Sebastián; Kjerstin Dahlblom; Roman Vega; Pol De Vos; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Primary health care; outcomes assessment; health services evaluation; population health; health equity; health policy implementation; Bogota; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Despite Colombia having adopted a health system based on an insurance market, Bogota in 2004, as part of a left-wing government (elected for first time in the city), decided to implement a Primary Health Care (PHC) strategy to improve quality of life, level of population health and reduce health inequities. The PHC strategy has been implemented through the HomeHealth program by three consecutive governments over the last eight years in the context of continuous political tension stemming from differences between national and district health policies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health economic evaluation for evidence-informed decisions in low-resource settings the case of Antenatal care policy in Rwanda

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Regis Hitimana; Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström; Lars Lindholm; Gunilla Kranz; Peter C. Smith; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antenatal; maternal; cost; cost-effectiveness; ultrasound; EQ-5D-3L; Low-income countries; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Introduction: The general aim of this thesis is to contribute to the use of health economic evidence for informed health care decisions in low-resource settings, using antenatal care (ANC) policy in Rwanda as a case study. Despite impressive and sustained progress over the last 15 years, Rwanda’s maternal mortality ratio is still among the highest in the world. READ MORE