Search for dissertations about: "primary health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3087 swedish dissertations containing the words primary health.

  1. 1. Health-promoting health services : personal health documents and empowerment

    Author : Lars Jerdén; Lars Weinehall; Erik Bergström; Gunilla Burell; Charli Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; health promotion; health behaviour; self-rated health; medical records; adolescents; health services; primary health care; nursing; cost-effectiveness; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : In 2003, the Swedish Parliament adopted a national public health policy that included the domain - “A more health-promoting health service”. Strategies and tools are needed in the work to reorient health services. Personal health documents are documents concerning a person’s health, and are owned by the individual. READ MORE

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

    Author : Paola Andrea Mosquera Méndez; Miguel San Sebastián; Kjerstin Dahlblom; Roman Vega; Pol De Vos; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Author : Therese Kardakis; Helene Johansson; Lars Weinehall; Lars Jerden; Monica Nyström; Charli Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. Planning primary health care provision : assessment of development work at a health centre

    Author : Göran Westman; Bengt Mattsson; Carl-Gunnar Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Primary health care planning; quality of care; evaluation; ambulatory care assessment; health centre management;

    Abstract : At the Primary Health Care Centre in Vännäs (VPHCC), northern Sweden, a development work was implemented in 1976-1980. The overall purpose was to enhance primary health care planning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health Promotion in Schools : Results of a Swedish Public Health Project

    Author : Louise Persson; Curt Hagquist; Viveca Östberg; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; Health Promotion; Mental Health; Schools; School Environment; Sweden; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : All children have the right to a safe school environment that promotes good health. The fact that children’s feeling of well-being is declining is a vital public health concern. Health promotion in schools can help to create an environment that fosters good health, and the Swedish school environment is in need of improvement. READ MORE