Search for dissertations about: "reproductive health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 567 swedish dissertations containing the words reproductive health.

  1. 1. Simplifying Reproductive Health in Low-Resource Settings Access to medical abortion and contraceptive choice, the importance of gendered structures in Rajasthan

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mandira Paul; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical abortion; Contraception; Access; Simplified; Gender; Sexual and reproductive health and rights; India; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : India introduced family planning in the ‘50s, legalized abortion in the ‘70s, and accomplished a remarkable drop in maternal mortality and fertility since 1990. Nevertheless, abortions account for a large proportion of maternal deaths, and sterilization is the most frequently used contraception. READ MORE

  2. 2. Between love and fear - determinants of sexual behavior among Ugandan university students

    University dissertation from Social Medicine and Global Health

    Author : Anette Agardh; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; youth; university students; sexual coercion; religion; Uganda; sexual behavior; sexual health; mental health; social capital;

    Abstract : Background: More than half of all new HIV infections in sub-Saharan African countries, including Uganda, occur among young people between the ages of 15 and 24, the most sexually active period of their lives. Understanding the contextual determinants of sexual behavior in this group is crucial in combating the pandemic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pregnancy and delivery-related complications in Rwanda prevalence, associated risk factors, health economic impact, and maternal experiences

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University, Department of Clinical Sciences Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Author : Jean Paul Semasaka Sengoma; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pregnancy and delivery-related complications; cross-sectional study; qualitative method; costing study; health economics; epidemiology; self-rated health status; pregnancy; childbirth; postpartum; Rwanda; prevalence; experiences; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Every year more than 1.5 million women suffer from pregnancy and delivery-related complications (PDCs) during pregnancy and childbirth worldwide, and these women are a vulnerable population for lifelong consequences, somatically, psychologically and financially. READ MORE

  4. 4. Measuring global surgery, obstetrics and anaesthesia from health systems to patients

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Hampus Holmer; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Global Health; Health statistics; Surgery; Obstetrics; Anaesthesia;

    Abstract : BackgroundWorldwide, an estimated 5 billion people lack access to safe, affordable surgical care when needed. This leads to millions of avertable deaths and unnecessary morbidity each year. To change this situation, urgent action is needed at many levels, but indicators and data have been lacking to guide improvement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maternal health and health care in Madhya Pradesh state of India an exploration using a human rights lens

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Tej Ram Jat; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Maternal health; right to health; reproductive and sexual health; Madhya Pradesh; India;

    Abstract : Pregnancy and motherhood are natural processes in the lives of women of reproductive age. These processes are generally considered to be positive and fulfilling experiences. However, for various reasons, many women end up dying as a result of these processes. READ MORE