Search for dissertations about: "maternal health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 564 swedish dissertations containing the words maternal health.

  1. 1. Women´s health after childbirth

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Universitetsservice US

    Author : Erica Schytt; Högskolan Dalarna.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; postpartum health; maternal health; physical symptoms; self-rated health; postpartum health; maternal health; physical symptoms; self-rated health;

    Abstract : Abstract Women’s health after childbirth Erica Schytt, Department of Woman and Child Health The overall aim of this thesis is to describe women’s health after childbirth in a national Swedish sample by investigating the prevalence of a number of physical symptoms and self-rated health (SRH). The prevalence of stress incontinence at one year after delivery, and possible predictors, was investigated specifically. READ MORE

  2. 2. No woman should die while giving life Does the Health Extension Program improveaccess to maternal health services in Tigray, Ethiopia?

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Tesfay Gebregzabher Gebrehiwet; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health extension program; maternal health; antenatal care; childbirth; postnatal care; access; utilization; Tigray; Health extension workers; Ethiopia.; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Ensuring access to universal primary health care is essential to secure a safe and pleasant motherhood and to provide compassionate care for mothers and newborns.However, inequalities in the access to maternal health services still remain a prominent problem in many countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health systems bottlenecks and evidence-based district health planning Experiences from the district health system in Uganda

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; District; health systems; decentralization; evidence; planning; bottleneck analysis; governance; decision space; health information systems; maternal and newborn care; child survival; Uganda; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : In low-income countries where maternal and child mortality remains high, there is limited use of context-specific evidence for decision making and prioritization of interventions in the planning process at the sub-national level, such as the district level. Knowledge on the utility of tools and interventions to promote use of district-specific evidence in the planning process is limited, yet it could contribute to the prioritization of high-impact interventions for women and children. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pregnancy and delivery-related complications in Rwanda prevalence, associated risk factors, health economic impact, and maternal experiences

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University, Department of Clinical Sciences Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Author : Jean Paul Semasaka Sengoma; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pregnancy and delivery-related complications; cross-sectional study; qualitative method; costing study; health economics; epidemiology; self-rated health status; pregnancy; childbirth; postpartum; Rwanda; prevalence; experiences; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Every year more than 1.5 million women suffer from pregnancy and delivery-related complications (PDCs) during pregnancy and childbirth worldwide, and these women are a vulnerable population for lifelong consequences, somatically, psychologically and financially. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maternal health and health care in Madhya Pradesh state of India an exploration using a human rights lens

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Tej Ram Jat; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Maternal health; right to health; reproductive and sexual health; Madhya Pradesh; India;

    Abstract : Pregnancy and motherhood are natural processes in the lives of women of reproductive age. These processes are generally considered to be positive and fulfilling experiences. However, for various reasons, many women end up dying as a result of these processes. READ MORE