Sökning: "Ethiopia epidemiology"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 19 avhandlingar innehållade orden Ethiopia epidemiology.

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

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

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Mesganaw Fantahun; Ulf Högberg; Stig Wall; Peter Byass; Yemane Berhane; Thorkild Tylleskär; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mortality; survival; children; adults; elderly; cause of death; determinants; Ethiopia; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Maternal Mortality Then, Now, and Tomorrow : The Experience of Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia

    Författare :Hagos Godefay Debeb; John Kinsman; Peter Byass; Afework Mulugeta; Wendy Graham; Bernt Lindtjoern; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Maternal mortality; intervention; ambulance; family folder; case-control; cross-sectional survey; verbal autopsy; Tigray; Ethiopia; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : AbstractBackground: Maternal mortality is one of the most sensitive indicators of the health disparities between poorer and richer nations. It is also one of the most difficult health outcomes to measure reliably. In many settings, major challenges remain in terms of both measuring and reducing maternal mortality effectively. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Bipolar disorder in rural Ethiopia : community-based studies in Butajira for screening, epidemiology, follow-up, and the burden of care

    Författare :Alemayehu Negash; Jayanti Chotai; Hans Ågren; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Butajira; bipolar 1 disorder; screening; epidemiology; neurological soft signs; burden of care; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The challenges of research in economically stunted countries’ settings remains a profound concern and is linked to socioeconomic development of these countries. More research is needed regarding psychiatric morbidity in rural areas of the developing and poverty stricken countries. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Ethiopia : the rural-ruban gradient

    Författare :Fikru Tesfaye; Rainer Sauerborn; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : BackgroundChanges in the population structure and the main causes of death result in the growing burden of chronic diseases, which characterize the epidemiological transition. The transition takes place at different paces in different parts of the world. LÄS MER