Search for dissertations about: "thesis in maternal and child health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 165 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis in maternal and child health.

  1. 1. Health systems bottlenecks and evidence-based district health planning : Experiences from the district health system in Uganda

    Author : Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson; Stefan Swartling Peterson; Mio Fredriksson; Peter Waiswa; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; District; health systems; decentralization; evidence; planning; bottleneck analysis; governance; decision space; health information systems; maternal and newborn care; child survival; Uganda; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : In low-income countries where maternal and child mortality remains high, there is limited use of context-specific evidence for decision making and prioritization of interventions in the planning process at the sub-national level, such as the district level. Knowledge on the utility of tools and interventions to promote use of district-specific evidence in the planning process is limited, yet it could contribute to the prioritization of high-impact interventions for women and children. READ MORE

  2. 2. Child Maltreatment in Bangladesh : Perceptions, Prevalence and Determinants

    Author : Md. Atiqul Haque; Ulla-Britt Eriksson; Sven Arne Silfverdal; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child Maltreatment; ICAST-C; Public Health; Bangladesh; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Background: Like most low- and middle-income countries Bangladesh have no prevalence data on Child Maltreatment (CM) and lack a reporting system.Objectives: The overall aims of the thesis were to generate knowledge on CM in the Bangladeshi society and to estimate the prevalence and associated risk factors. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Violence Against Women on Child Growth, Morbidity and Survival : Studies in Bangladesh and Nicaragua

    Author : Kajsa Åsling Monemi; Lars Åke Persson; Ruchira Tabassum Naved; Lars Smedman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Violence against women; Birth-weight; Child growth; Under-nutrition; Infant morbidity; Under-five mortality; Bangladesh; Nicaragua; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore the impact of physical, sexual and emotional violence against women of reproductive age and the level of controlling behaviour in marriage on child health and survival in two different cultural settings: Bangladesh and Nicaragua. Data were acquired from four quantitative community-based studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women’s status and child nutrition : Findings from community studies in Bangladesh and Nicaragua

    Author : Shirin Ziaei; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Anisur Rahman; Berit Schei; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Women s status; Domestic violence; Autonomy; Social support; Feeding practices; Child nutrition; Bangladesh; Nicaragua;

    Abstract : The importance of women’s status for child nutrition has recently been recognized. However, pathways through which women’s status can affect their caretaking practices and child nutrition have not been fully determined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Before Being Born : Studies on Preconception Health and Unplanned Pregnancies in Low- and High-Income Settings

    Author : Jenny Niemeyer Hultstrand; Maria Jonsson; Tanja Tydén; Mats Målqvist; Jennifer Hall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pregnancy planning; Unplanned pregnancy; Unintended pregnancy; Unwanted pregnancy; Preconception health; Periconceptional health; Preconception care; Reproductive life planning; Family planning; Lifestyle; Foreign-born; Immigrants; Gender-based violence; Eswatini; Sweden; Focus group; Implementation; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Nearly half of all pregnancies globally are unplanned. They represent a failure to meet individuals’ reproductive health needs and are associated with adverse maternal and child outcomes. Preconception and contraception care can help improving outcomes of pregnancies that are desired, and preventing those that are undesired. READ MORE