Search for dissertations about: "primary health care PHC"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words primary health care PHC.

  1. 1. Designing ICT-Supported Health Promoting Communication in Primary Health Care

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Amina Jama Mahmud; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; eHealth; eHealth literacy; empowerment; health communication; health literacy; health promotion; Internet; participatory action research; primary health care;

    Abstract : Increasing lifestyle-related ill health, escalating health care costs, expanding health inequalities within and between nations, and an aging population are challenges facing governments globally. Governments, especially in industrialized countries like Sweden, are investing in health promotion and health communication, especially in ICT-supported health communication as a way to increase health literacy and empowerment at individual and population levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strengthening lifestyle interventions in primary health care the challenge of change and implementation of guidelines in clinical practice

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Therese Kardakis; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health orientation; health promotion; prevention; primary health care; readiness for change; lifestyles; clinical practice guidelines; implementation; guideline development; tobacco use; alcohol use; unhealthy eating habits; physical activity; organizational support; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Lifestyle habits like tobacco use, hazardous use of alcohol, unhealthy eating habits and insufficient physical activity are risk factors for developing non-communicable diseases, which are the leading, global causes of death. Furthermore, ill health and chronic diseases are costly and put an increased burden on societies and health systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of a primary health care strategy implemented in a market-oriented health system the case of Bogota, Colombia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Paola Andrea Mosquera Méndez; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Primary health care; outcomes assessment; health services evaluation; population health; health equity; health policy implementation; Bogota; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Despite Colombia having adopted a health system based on an insurance market, Bogota in 2004, as part of a left-wing government (elected for first time in the city), decided to implement a Primary Health Care (PHC) strategy to improve quality of life, level of population health and reduce health inequities. The PHC strategy has been implemented through the HomeHealth program by three consecutive governments over the last eight years in the context of continuous political tension stemming from differences between national and district health policies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Facilitating a healthy transition for involuntary migrant families within primary health care

    University dissertation from Lund : Department of Health Science, Lund University

    Author : Kerstin Samarasinghe; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; contextual analysis; culture; health promotion; interpreter; involuntary migration; nursing; phenomenography; Primary Health Care; refugee family; Sweden; transition.; samhällsmedicin; family; transition; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Medicin människa och djur ; Social medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The refugee families face a complex transition due to the nature of the migration. This exposes them to vulnerability in cohesion and family function. Primary Health Care Nurses (PHCN) and Interpreters in Primary Health Care (PHC) play a vital role in their promotion of health because migrant health care is mainly carried out within PHC. READ MORE

  5. 5. Primary Care as an Arena For Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Vardiovascular Disease Prevention

    University dissertation from Ingvar Ovhed, Grytstigen 1, SE-37160 Lyckeby

    Author : Ingvar Ovhed; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular system; samhällsmedicin; Socialmedicin; Social medicine; primary health care; Opportunistic screening; consultation; primary prevention; secondary prevention; tertiary prevention; hypercholesterolaemia; hypertension; smoking; coronary disease; NIDDM; smoking cessation; awareness; general pract; self-monitoring; Kardiovaskulära systemet;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular disease prevention has been a challenge for research for decades. The studies of this thesis were designed to investigate the role of health professionals in everyday clinical work based upon the concept of comprehensive primary care consultation. READ MORE