Search for dissertations about: "low-income countries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 129 swedish dissertations containing the words low-income countries.

  1. 1. Assistive technology, human rights and poverty in developing countries. Perspectives based on a study in Bangladesh

    Author : Johan Borg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; disability; developing countries; assistive technology; Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; human rights; low-income countries; poverty;

    Abstract : Deprived of human rights, more than half of all people with disabilities in developing countries live in extreme poverty. Although considered a prerequisite for equalization of opportunities, about nine out of ten of those who need assistive technologies do not have access to them. READ MORE

  2. 2. A model for injury surveillance at the local level in Bangladesh : implications for low-income countries

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Fazlur Rahman; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Injury; Surveillance; Low-income countries; Bangladesh;

    Abstract : Injury is a major public health problem in Bangladesh as in other low income countries throughout the world, but one that has gained very little attention from policy makers or even health professionals, mainly due to the lack of valid injury information in these countries. The establishment of surveillance systems for injuries at the national and local levels for the purpose of measuring trends, detecting clusters, identifying injury related risk factors, and developing intervention strategies are now essential steps to be taken in low-income countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prosthetic and Orthotic Services in Developing Countries

    University dissertation from Jönköping : School of Health Sciences, Jönköping University, Sweden

    Author : Lina Magnusson; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Assistive device; Convention of Rights of Persons with Disabilities; disability; low-income countries; mobility; orthosis; prosthesis; satisfaction; QUEST;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Ortopedteknik i utvecklings-länder, hur funkar det? Hur fungerar den ortopedtekniska servicen i länder präglade av fattigdom och inbördeskrig? Lina Magnusson disputerade i november med en avhandling om ortopedteknisk service i utvecklingsländer. Lina Magnusson är den första kvinnliga ortopedingenjören som disputerar i Sverige. READ MORE

  4. 4. Challenges and constraints encountered by women and midwives during childbirth in low-income countries experiences from Angola and Mozambique

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska University Press

    Author : Karen Odberg Pettersson; Karen Odberg Pettersson; Högskolan i Halmstad.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Women; Midwives; Maternal and perinatal care; Care-seeking behaviour; Moulding and dimensions of change; Women; midwives; quality of; maternal and perinatal care; care-seeking behaviour; moulding and dimensions of change;

    Abstract : This thesis aimed to study the actual and perceived quality of midwifery practices during childbirth at peripheral and central health care levels in two low-income countries, Angola (I-III) and Mozambique (IV-V). Theoretical models interpreting women's and midwives' views have been developed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Developing a framework for preventionof childhood falls in rural Bangladesh : implicationfor low-income countries

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Salim Chowdhury; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; falls;

    Abstract : Childhood falls and their complications are a major public health problem in Bangladesh as in other parts of the world. However, the problem was not recognized and systematically studied earlier. A holistic approach considering the socio-economic and cultural context is needed to address this problem. READ MORE