Search for dissertations about: "non-communicable"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the word non-communicable.

  1. 1. Inequalities in non-communicable diseases in urban Hanoi, Vietnam : health care utilization, expenditure and responsiveness of commune health stations

    Author : Vu Duy Kien; Nawi Ng; Lars Weinehall; Malin Eriksson; Alexandra Krettek; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; socioeconomic inequalities; non-communicable diseases; health care utilization; catastrophic health expenditure; impoverishment; health system; commune health stations; Hanoi; Vietnam; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among adults in Vietnam. Little is known about the magnitude of socioeconomic inequalities in NCDs and other NCD-related factors in urban areas, in particular among the poor living in slum areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Food environments in socioeconomically disadvantaged and immigrant populations through a non-communicable disease lens

    Author : Aravinda Berggreen-Clausen; Meena Daivadanam; Agneta Andersson; Helle Mölsted Alvesson; Bent Egberg Mikkelsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Food environments; energy-dense nutrient-poor foods EDNP ; supermarkets; food prices; advertising; socioeconomic status; immigrant populations; non-communicable diseases; Nutrition; Nutrition;

    Abstract : Background: Globally, non-communicable diseases are increasing. With an evidenced link to the social determinants of health, this highlights a social gradient, whereby socioeconomic status, ethnicity and other factors influence poorer health outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dynamic Modelling of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases

    Author : Theresa Stocks; Michael Höhle; Tom Britton; Niel Hens; Stockholms universitet; []

    Abstract : This thesis consists of two papers dealing with the stochastic dynamic modelling of one communicable and one non-communicable disease respectively. In the first paper we derive a patient- and organ-specific measure for the estimated negative side effects of radiotherapy using a stochastic logistic birth-death process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Non-communicable diseases and war injuries in Palestine : burden, incidence and management in the health system

    Author : Marwan Mosleh; Eija Viitasara; Heidi Carlerby; Koustuv Dalal; Yousef Aljeesh; Alexandra Krettek; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; burden; challenges; NCDs; DALY; Gaza Strip; healthcare; management; Palestine; war injuries;

    Abstract : Background: The epidemics of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and war-related injuries are a significant health concerns, and are rapidly emerging as major causes of mortality and disability globally, particularly in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) such as Palestine. Health research on the epidemiology and management of NCDs and war injuries is scarce and largely neglected. READ MORE

  5. 5. Working with community : exploring community empowerment to support non-communicable disease prevention in a middle-incom country

    Author : Fatwa Sari Tetra Dewi; Lars Weinehall; Hans Stenlund; Ann Öhman; Charli Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NCD; cardiovascular disease; community intervention; prevention; community empowerment; middle-incom countries; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Non communicable diseases (NCD) are recognized as a major burden of human health globally, especially in low and middle-income countries including Indonesia. This thesis addresses a community intervention program utilizing a community empowerment approach to study whether this is a reasonable strategy to control NCD. READ MORE