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

Showing result 21 - 25 of 168 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis in maternal and child health.

  1. 21. Child survival in Rwanda: Challenges and potential for improvement Population- and hospital-based studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Aimable Musafili; Lars-Åke Persson; Birgitta Essén; Baribwira Cyprien; Göran Tomson; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Trends; social differentials; child mortality; perinatal mortality; perinatal audit; three delays model; training healthcare workers; Helping Babies Breathe; urban hospitals; Kigali; Rwanda; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : After the 1994 genocide and collapse of the health system, Rwanda initiated major social and health reforms in order to reduce child mortality and health inequities in accordance with the Millennium Development Goals. The aim of this thesis was to assess trends in under-five mortality (U5M) and equity in child survival, to study social barriers for improved perinatal and neonatal survival, and to evaluate Helping Babies Breathe (HBB), a newborn resuscitation program. READ MORE

  2. 22. Caring, Sharing, and Childbearing : Essays on Labor Supply, Infant Health, and Family Policies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Anna Norén; Erik Grönqvist; Matz Dahlberg; Katarina Steen Carlsson; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal care; Elderly; Labor supply; Alcohol prevention; Brief intervention; AUDIT; Antenatal care; Child health; Childcare; Parental leave; Gender equality; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: I study the consequences on labor market outcomes and sick leave of having an elderly parent in need of care. Caring for an elderly parent may be associated with opportunity costs such as productivity loss on the labor market if informal caregivers are of working age. READ MORE

  3. 23. Effects of Food Supplementation and Psychosocial Stimulation on Growth and Development of Severely Malnourished Children Intervention Studies in Bangladesh

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Baitun Nahar; Lars-Åke Persson; SM Grantham-McGregor; Tahmeed Ahmed; Kim F Michaelsen; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychosocial stimulation; food supplementation; HOME; child-rearing practices; maternal depressive symptoms; severe malnutrition; Bangladesh; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Early childhood malnutrition is a global public health problem with serious short- and long-term consequences. The aim of this thesis is to evaluate the effects of psychosocial stimulation (PS) with or without food supplementation (FS) on growth and development of severely malnourished children, quality of home environment, mother’s child-rearing practices and depressive symptoms. READ MORE

  4. 24. Comorbidity and complications in neurological diseases

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Heléne E.K. Sundelin; Jonas F. Ludvigsson; Henrik Larsson; Rodney Scott; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antiepileptic drugs; autism; cerebral palsy; child; Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome; epilepsy; obstetric; pregnancy; traffic accidents;

    Abstract : Background: Neurological diseases are complex and many share etiology as well as comorbidities. Epilepsy, a brain disorder characterized by an enduring predisposition to generate epileptic seizures and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are considered to be associated, but the connection is still not fully uncovered. READ MORE

  5. 25. Genetic factors affecting pregnancy duration in humans

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jonas Bacelis; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; genomics; GWAS; Mendelian randomization; causal inference; preterm birth; pregnancy; gestation; height; text mining;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the mechanisms behind human pregnancy duration. Too short gestation is a direct cause of perinatal, neonatal, and infant mortality. Deviation from normal pregnancy length is also associated with a child's morbidity, even in the adulthood. READ MORE