Search for dissertations about: "women’s health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 370 swedish dissertations containing the words women’s health.

  1. 1. No woman should die while giving life : Does the Health Extension Program improveaccess to maternal health services in Tigray, Ethiopia?

    Author : Tesfay Gebregzabher Gebrehiwet; Isabel Goicolea; Miguel San Sebastián; Kerstin Edin; Anette Agardh; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health extension program; maternal health; antenatal care; childbirth; postnatal care; access; utilization; Tigray; Health extension workers; Ethiopia.; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Ensuring access to universal primary health care is essential to secure a safe and pleasant motherhood and to provide compassionate care for mothers and newborns.However, inequalities in the access to maternal health services still remain a prominent problem in many countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Close to the edge : discursive, gendered and embodied stress in modern youth

    Author : Maria Wiklund; Ann Öhman; Eva-Britt Malmgren-Olsson; Carita Bengs; Erik Bergström; Charli Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sweden; adolescent; youth; young women; stress; distress; health; psychosomatic; subjective health; body; embodiment; lived experience; gender; modernity; discourse; qualitative method; content analysis; interviews; school survey; questionnaire; epidemiology; Sverige; ungdomar; tonår; unga vuxna; tonårsflickor; stress; ångest; subjektiv hälsa; kropp; förkroppsligande; levd erfarenhet; genus; modernitet; kvalitativ metod; kvalitativ innehållsanalys; intervjuer; skolenkät; frågeformulär; epidemiologi; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background Adolescent subjective health and mental problems have become a public health concern not only in Sweden but worldwide. The overall aim of this thesis is to deepen and widen the understanding of young peoples’ subjective health, psychosomatic and stress-related problems. READ MORE

  3. 3. 101 Women's patterns of daily occupations : Characteristics and realtionships to health and well-being

    Author : Lena-Karin Erlandsson; Chris Henriksson; Sverige Lund Lund universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; industrial medicine; Yrkesmedicin; arbetsmiljömedicin; Occupational health; pattern of occupations; occupational science; occupational therapy; women s health;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated the concept of balance in daily occupations. The overarching aim was to explore women’s patterns of everyday occupations and to investigate relationships between different aspects of patterns of daily occupations and health and well-being. The participants were working, cohabitant women with pre-school children. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender equality and health experiences : workplace patterns in Northern Sweden

    Author : Sofia Elwér; Anne Hammarström; Annika Härenstam; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender equality; workplace; health experiences; focus groups; cluster analysis; gender; work environment; gender regimes; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Gendered practices of working life create gender inequalities through horizontal and vertical gender segregation in work, which may lead to gender inequalities in health experiences. The workplace is an important part of the social circumstances under which health opportunities and constraints are shaped. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maternal health and health care in Madhya Pradesh state of India : an exploration using a human rights lens

    Author : Tej Ram Jat; Miguel San Sebastian; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Isabel Goicolea; Karen Marie Moland; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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