Search for dissertations about: "perinatal mortality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words perinatal mortality.

  1. 1. Some reproductive health indicators in Ukraine A study with special emphasis on factors behind induced aboartion and perinatal mortality

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Iryna Mogilevkina; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Ukraine; induced abortion; contraception; perinatal mortality; self-completion survey; perinatal audit; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Objectives: To study indicators specifically reflecting the reproductive health of Ukrainian women and to analyse factors behind the indicators. Methods: Induced abortion and maternal mortality were studied in some countries/regions of the former Soviet Union, using official statistics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mortality in transitional Vietnam

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dao Lan Huong; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cause of death; verbal autopsy; mortality; rural Vietnam; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Understanding mortality patterns is an essential pre-requisite for guiding public health action and for supporting development of evidence-based policy. However, such information is not sufficiently available in Vietnam. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving quality of perinatal care through clinical audit a study from a tertiary hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Hussein L Kidanto; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Perinatal mortality; perinatal audit; avoidable factors; anaemia in pregnancy; eclampsia; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Perinatal audit has been tested and proved an important tool for reduction of perinatal mortality and assessment of quality of perinatal care. At Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), a tertiary hospital in Dar es salaam, Tanzania we performed a retrospective cross-sectional study using data from an obstetrics database to classify all perinatal deaths during 1999-2003. READ MORE

  4. 4. Child survival in Rwanda: Challenges and potential for improvement Population- and hospital-based studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Aimable Musafili; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Trends; social differentials; child mortality; perinatal mortality; perinatal audit; three delays model; training healthcare workers; Helping Babies Breathe; urban hospitals; Kigali; Rwanda; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : After the 1994 genocide and collapse of the health system, Rwanda initiated major social and health reforms in order to reduce child mortality and health inequities in accordance with the Millennium Development Goals. The aim of this thesis was to assess trends in under-five mortality (U5M) and equity in child survival, to study social barriers for improved perinatal and neonatal survival, and to evaluate Helping Babies Breathe (HBB), a newborn resuscitation program. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perinatal mortality among immigrants from Africa´s Horn: The importance of experience, rationality, and tradition for risk assessment in pregnancy and childbirth

    University dissertation from Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University

    Author : Birgitta Essén; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics; gynaecology; perinatal audit; anthropology; epidemiology; female circumcision; acculturation; sub-optimal care; ethnic background; immigrants; Perinatal mortality; andrology; reproduction; reproduktion; andrologi; sexuality; gynekologi; Obstetrik; sexualitet;

    Abstract : This thesis is an exploration of the possible effects of maternal country of origin on the risk of perinatal mortality (PNM). Increased risk of PNM was found among infants of foreign-born women delivering in a Swedish hospital between 1990-1995. READ MORE