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  1. 1. To work or not to work in an extended working life? Factors in working and retirement decisions

    Författare :Kerstin Nilsson; Avdelningen för arbets- och miljömedicin; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ageing; older worker; retirement planning; retirement decision; motivation; meaningful activity; social inclusion; macro; meso; micro; work environment; working life; work ability; work injury; health; public health; diagnosed disease; self-rated health; organisation; basic premises for work; hardware in work; software in work; age; Success and failure factors; folkhälsa; demographic shifts; healthy ageing; healthy work places; retirement; successful ageing; occupational environment; Occupational medicine; work motivation; demografy; men and women;

    Sammanfattning : In most of the industrialised world, the proportion of older and retired people in the population is continuously increasing. This will have budgetary implications for maintaining the welfare state, because the active working section of the population must fund the non-active and old population. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Integration of national community-based health worker programmes in health systems : Lessons learned from Zambia and other low and middle income countries

    Författare :Joseph Mumba Zulu; Anna-Karin Hurtig; John Kinsman; Charles Michelo; Helen Schneider; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human resources for health; National community-based health workers; Health Innovations; Integration; Health Systems; Low and middle income countries; Zambia.; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Background: To address the huge human resources for health (HRH) crisis that Zambia and other low and middle income countries (LMICs) are experiencing, most LMICs have engaged the services of small scale community-based health worker (CBHW) programmes. However, several challenges affect the CBHWs’ ability to deliver services. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Heat exposure and health outcomes in Costa Rican sugarcane harvesters

    Författare :Jennifer Crowe; Maria Nilsson; Tord Kjellström; Catharina Wesseling; Linda Forst; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Agricultural worker; Central America; Chronic kidney disease; Climate change; Dehydration; Heat; Heat illness; Heat stress; Sugarcane; Urinalysis; Worker health; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : Background The remarkably efficient mechanisms of the human body to maintain its core temperature of 37°C can be inadequate when harsh climatic conditions and excessive muscle movement lead to heat stress, dehydration and potential heat illness, ranging from minor symptoms such as fatigue to a potentially fatal heat stroke. Agricultural workers in the tropics are at high risk, which is expected to increase with climate change. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Den gränslösa hälsan : Signe och Axel Höjer, folkhälsan och expertisen

    Författare :Annika Berg; Karin Johannisson; Jenny Beckman; Roger Qvarsell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of medicine; public health; mother and child healthcare; social medicine; family policy; healthcare administration; international health; development aid; family planning; population; policy transfer; governmentality; gender; expertise; Sweden; India; Travancore-Cochin; Kerala; Ghana; World Health Organization; Signe Höjer; Axel Höjer; History of science and ideas; Idé- o lärdomshistoria; idé- och lärdomshistoria; History Of Sciences and Ideas;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation investigates the mutual life project of Signe (1896-1988) and Axel Höjer (1890-1974), a married couple who were key actors in the construction of the Swedish welfare state. It emphasises the ways in which they went about asserting a special public health expertise in different contexts. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Att leva i två världar : hälsoaspekter bland renskötande samer

    Författare :Laila Daerga; Klas-Göran Sahlén; Anette Edin-Liljegren; Lars Dahlgren; Lars Weinehall; Ketil Lenert Hansen; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Reindeer herding; Sami; reindeer husbandry; health; musculoskeletal; confidence; trust; healthcare; psychiatry; social service; work demand; psychosocial; working conditions.; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: There is a gap of knowledge of the health situation among the reindeer herding Sami in Sweden. The Swedish government has also got criticism for not taking responsibility for the Sami health. The aim of this thesis was to get more knowledge to understand the health situation of the reindeer herding Sami in Sweden. LÄS MER