Search for dissertations about: "maternal mortality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 144 swedish dissertations containing the words maternal mortality.

  1. 1. Maternal mortality in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Obstetrik och gynekologi

    Author : Ulf Högberg; [1985]
    Keywords : history of medicine; maternal health services; family planning; pregnancy complications; legal and illegal abortions; puerperal infections; embolism; cesarean section; maternal mortality; pregnancy care;

    Abstract : Every year about half a million women die from complications of pregnancy, parturition and puerperium, most of which are preventable. The purpose of this thesis was to chart the distribution and decline in maternal mortality in Sweden between 1751 and 1980, and furthermore to characterize positive (predisposing) factors and negative (protective) factors of maternal mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Maternal Mortality in Sweden Classification, Country of Birth, and Quality of Care

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Annika Esscher; Birgitta Essén; Ulf Högberg; Jos van Roosmalen; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; underreporting; foreign-born; immigrants; low-income countries; suboptimal care; audit; suicide; reproductive age; maternal death; maternal care; Medical Science; Medicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : After decades of decrease, maternal mortality rates have shown a slight increase in Europe. Immigrants, especially Africans, have shown to be at higher risk than native women. This could not be explained solely by well-known obstetric and socio-economic risk factors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Maternal Mortality Then, Now, and Tomorrow The Experience of Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Hagos Godefay Debeb; John Kinsman; Peter Byass; Afework Mulugeta; Wendy Graham; Bernt Lindtjoern; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Maternal mortality; intervention; ambulance; family folder; case-control; cross-sectional survey; verbal autopsy; Tigray; Ethiopia; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground: Maternal mortality is one of the most sensitive indicators of the health disparities between poorer and richer nations. It is also one of the most difficult health outcomes to measure reliably. In many settings, major challenges remain in terms of both measuring and reducing maternal mortality effectively. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social determinants and the role of maternal health care services for equity in maternal health in Ghana from 1988 – 2008

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Benedict Oppong Asamoah; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; inequality; social determinants; equity; socio-economic factors; maternal mortality; maternal health; fertility; modern contraception; antenatal care; skilled birth attendants; policy; health care services; Ghana;

    Abstract : Maternal health services are the least equitable health care services in most low- and middle-income countries. Improving maternal health in Ghana continues to be a major public health challenge. READ MORE

  5. 5. Neonatal Mortality in Vietnam Challenges and Effects of a Community-Based Participatory Intervention

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Nguyen Thu Nga; Lars-Åke Persson; Uwe Ewald; Annika Johansson; David Osrin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Facilitation; Local stakeholder group; Maternal-and-Newborn Health Group; Neonatal mortality; Primary health care; Vietnam; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Globally neonatal mortality accounts for 40% of under-five deaths. Participatory interventions where the local problems are addressed have been successful in some settings. READ MORE