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

Showing result 21 - 25 of 160 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis in maternal and child health.

  1. 21. Millennium Development Goals in Nicaragua Analysing progress, social inequalities, and community actions

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Wilton Pérez; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Millennium Development Goals; child survival; poverty; inequality; interventions; spatial model; Nicaragua;

    Abstract : The world has made important efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by 2015. However, it is still insufficient and inequalities prevail in the poorest settings. READ MORE

  2. 22. 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

  3. 23. Prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation to malnourished women in Bangladesh Effects, Equity, and Cost-effectiveness

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Rubina Shaheen; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; malnutrition; pregnancy; food supplement; micronutrient supplement; birth weight; infant mortality; effectiveness; economic evaluation; equity; Bangladesh; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Maternal nutrition is closely linked to child health and survival. In Bangladesh there is a high prevalence of undernutrition in the form of chronic energy deficiency [CED, Body Mass Index <18.5 (kg/m2)] in women and low birth weight. READ MORE

  4. 24. Children in families where the mother has an intellectual or developmental disability : incidence, support and first person narratives

    University dissertation from Malmö University, Faculty of Health and Society

    Author : Ingrid Weiber; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; Barn till föräldrar med funktionsnedsättning; Mödrar; Föräldrar med utvecklingsstörning;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to increase the knowledge about children born to mothers with an intellectual or developmental disability by investigating incidence (Study I), support at the stra tegic level (Study II), support at the family level (Study III), and experiences of having grown up with a mother with a developmental disability (Study IV). The first study investigated the 5-year incidence of children being born to mothers with an intellectua l disability in a Swedish county. READ MORE

  5. 25. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy Prevalence, predictors and prevention

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Janna Skagerström; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : It is well established that fetal alcohol exposure can disturb the development of the fetus and cause a range of effects for the affected child. However, research on the effects of exposure to lower levels is inconclusive and the subject is debated. READ MORE