Search for dissertations about: "reproductive health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 580 swedish dissertations containing the words reproductive health.

  1. 1. "If really we are committed things can change starting from us providers" Improving postpartum care A facilitation intervention at government-owned health institutions in a low-resource suburb in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Eunice Pallangyo; Pia Olsson; Carina Källestål; Columba Mbekenga; Christine Rubertsson; Marie Berg; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Globally, postpartum care is a neglected area in the continuum of maternal and newborn services. Facilitation interventions focusing on addressing local problems report positive results in improving the health of mothers and newborns in low-resource settings. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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; Marie Klingberg-Allvin; Birgitta Essén; Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson; Johanne Sundby; [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

  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; Ingrid Mogren; Gunilla Krantz; Cyprien Munyanshongore; Manasse Nzayirambaho; Jon Øyvind Odland; [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. 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; Miguel San Sebastian; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Isabel Goicolea; Karen Marie Moland; [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

  5. 5. Closing the gap applying health and socio-demographic surveillance to complex health transitions in South and sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Stephen M Tollman; Stig Wall; Demissie Habte; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; demographic surveillance system; health transition; mortality transition; fertility transition; health policy; primary health care; South Africa; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: The challenge of research in resource-poor settings remains a profound concern and is closely linked to African social development. Work of this thesis spans the end of apartheid and first decade of the democratic era in South Africa, along with emergence of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. READ MORE