Search for dissertations about: "prenatal interventions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words prenatal interventions.

  1. 1. Stunted growth in children from fetal life to adolescence Risk factors, consequences and entry points for prevention - Cohort studies in rural Bangladesh

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Pernilla Svefors; Katarina Ekholm Selling; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Torbjörn Lind; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stunting; linear growth; child health; undernutrition; Bangladesh; cost-effectiveness; data mining; puberty; prenatal interventions; global health; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Stunted growth affects one in four children under the age of five years and comes with great costs for the child and society. With an increased understanding of the long-term consequences of chronic undernutrition the reduction of stunted growth has become an important priority on the global health agenda. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health professionals’ experiences and views related to obstetric ultrasound in Rwanda and Vietnam

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Sophia Holmlund; Ingrid Mogren; Joseph Ntaganira; Pham Thi Lan; Kristina Edvardsson; Susanne Georgsson; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prenatal ultrasonography; pregnancy; midwife; obstetrician; health personnel; health professional; prenatal care; epidemiology; cross-sectional study; focus group discussion; qualitative content analysis; Rwanda; Vietnam; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : BackgroundObstetric ultrasound has become an indispensable part of maternity care in high-income countries, where it is universally used for screening, diagnostic and surveillance purposes. In low-income countries, insufficient numbers of trained health professionals’ is commonly a barrier to obstetric ultrasound use. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prenatal Tisse Velocity Imaging of the Heart A new approach to assess fetal myocardial function

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Nina Elmstedt; Lars-Åke Brodin; Britta Lind; Karel Marsal; [2013]

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis has been to evaluate color‐coded tissue velocity imaging (TVI) as an approach to developing a new, non‐invasive assessment method for fetal myocardial function. Such a method could hypothetically give early indications of fetal pathology, as myocardial dysfunction is often the consequence when the circulation tries to adapt to deteriorating situations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation to malnourished women in Bangladesh Effects, Equity, and Cost-effectiveness

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Rubina Shaheen; Lars-Åke Persson; Lars Lindholm; Yemane Berhane Tsehay; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; malnutrition; pregnancy; food supplement; micronutrient supplement; birth weight; infant mortality; effectiveness; economic evaluation; equity; Bangladesh; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Maternal nutrition is closely linked to child health and survival. In Bangladesh there is a high prevalence of undernutrition in the form of chronic energy deficiency [CED, Body Mass Index <18.5 (kg/m2)] in women and low birth weight. READ MORE

  5. 5. Determinants of Health Capital at Birth: Evidence from Policy Interventions

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Simona Bejenariu; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; health at birth; Romania; program evaluation; maternity leave benefits; austerity measures; fertility;

    Abstract : Paper I: Austerity Measures and Infant Health. Lessons from an Unexpected Wage Cut Policy We investigate the effects on health at birth of a shock generated by a major (25%) and unexpected wage cut austerity measure that affected all public sector employees in Romania in 2010. READ MORE