Search for dissertations about: "peer counseling"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words peer counseling.

  1. 1. Postnatal Peer Counseling on Exclusive Breastfeeding of Low-birthweight Filipino Infants : Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial

    Author : Grace V. Agrasada; Elisabeth Kylberg; Jan Gustafsson; Uwe Ewald; Mary Renfrew; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatrics; exclusive breastfeeding; RCT; peer counseling; LBW; Manila; Pediatrik; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : In a Manila hospital, 204 mothers were randomized into three groups: two intervention groups receiving home-based counseling visits, one of them (n=68) by counselors trained to use a locally developed, two-tiered program of breastfeeding counseling, and the other by counselors trained in general childcare (n=67), were compared with a control group of mothers (n=69) who did not receive any counseling. All infants were scheduled for seven visits to the hospital for follow-up. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enhanced antiretroviral treatment support in relation to quality of life and virological failure in low income setting : a cluster randomized controlled trial in Quang Ninh, Vietnam

    Author : Van Tam Vu; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Background: Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has become more widely available in Vietnam since 2005. However, up to now, very little is known about characteristics of people living with HIV (PLHIV) at ART initiation including factors influencing ART adherence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sexual behaviour among Ugandan university students: A gender perspective

    Author : Devika Mehra; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sexual behaviour; alcohol; university students; condom; contraception; sexual coercion; academic performance; Uganda;

    Abstract : Feminisation of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa is an important public health concern. Therefore, it is crucial that we understand the various risk factors that shape unsafe sexual behaviours among young people in Uganda. READ MORE

  4. 4. Using Language Technology to Mediate Medical Information on Health Portals : User Studies and Experiments

    Author : Andrea Andrenucci; Hercules Dalianis; Sumithra Velupillai; Diego Mollá Aliod; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; language technology; health portals; cross-language information retrieval; knowledge patterns; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The World Wide Web has revolutionized our lifestyle, our economies and services within health care. Health care services are no longer provided only at specialist centers and at scheduled hours, but also through online tools that give health care consumers access to medical information, health records, medical counselling and peer support. READ MORE