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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 20 avhandlingar innehållade orden Anna-Karin Hurtig.
Sammanfattning : Background: Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infectious disease transmitted by vectors that cause three main clinical syndromes: cutaneous (CL), mucosal (ML), and visceral (VL). Since VL is not relevant to this thesis, only CL and ML will be further discussed. LÄS MER
2. Divergences, dissonances and disconnects : implementation of community-based accountability in India’s national rural health mission
Sammanfattning : Accountability of health systems to the individuals and communities they serve is increasingly recognized as a key aspect in efforts at health system strengthening. This has led to a greater focus on efforts to evolve systems that enable communities to hold health systems accountable. LÄS MER
3. Breast cancer in rural India : knowledge, attitudes, practices; delays to care and quality of life
Sammanfattning : Background: Cancer is a major public health problem globally. The incidence of cancer is increasing rapidly in many low- and middle-income countries like India due to the epidemiological transition. At present, breast cancer is the leading cancer in females in many countries including India. LÄS MER
4. Mind the blues : Swedish police officers' mental health and forced deportation of unaccompanied refugee children
Sammanfattning : Introduction: Policing is a public health issue. The police often encounter vulnerable populations. Police officers have wide discretionary powers, which could impact on how they support vulnerable populations. LÄS MER
5. Health systems bottlenecks and evidence-based district health planning : Experiences from the district health system in Uganda
Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER