Search for dissertations about: "thesis in pneumonia in under five children"

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  1. 1. Managing children with pneumonia symptoms in malaria endemic Uganda

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Helena Hildenwall; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pneumonia; malaria; Uganda; healthcare seeking behavior; drug utilizati;

    Abstract : Background: Pneumonia is one of the leading killers of children under five years of age. In sub-Saharan Africa, symptoms of pneumonia often overlap with those of malaria. While many countries have made public commitments to improve malaria management, similar efforts for pneumonia are lacking. READ MORE

  2. 2. Child health and acute respiratory infections in Ethiopia epidemiology for prevention and control

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lulu Muhe; Umeå universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; acute respiratory infections; morbidity; mortality; infants; under-five children; determinants; intervention;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on studies in Butajira district in the south central part of Ethiopia and one study in the Ethio-Swedish Children's Hospital in Addis Ababa. The Butajira project has a continuous demographic surveillance system, established in 1987 in a sample of 10 communities with a total baseline population of about 30,000. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mortality and survival from childhood to old age in rural Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Mesganaw Fantahun; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mortality; survival; children; adults; elderly; cause of death; determinants; Ethiopia; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines ways of establishing cause of death, assessing trends in mortality, and identifying factors that affect mortality and survival among the different population groups in rural and semi-urban Ethiopia. These data are important for health care planning; however, such vital data are unavailable in many developing countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Case management of childhood fevers in the community : Exploring malaria and pneumonia care in Uganda

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Karin Källander; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ARI; pneumonia; Malaria; Health system; Community health worker; Uganda; Home management;

    Abstract : Background: Acute respiratory infections (ARI), especially pneumonia, are leading causes of death in children under-five. Symptoms often overlap with those of malaria. READ MORE

  5. 5. Community case management of malaria and pneumonia in children: Exploring use of diagnostics by community health workers in Uganda

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : David Odaka Mukanga; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; malaria;

    Abstract : Background: Malaria and pneumonia are leading causes of under-five mortality in Sub- Saharan Africa. WHO/UNICEF recommend integrated community malaria and pneumonia care in situations where febrile children also have cough and rapid breathing. READ MORE