Sökning: "INDEPTH Network"

Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade orden INDEPTH Network.

  1. 1. Where are the world’s disease patterns heading? The challenges of epidemiological transition

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Ailiana Santosa; Peter Byass; Ulf Högberg; Joacim Rocklöv; Sarah Wild; [2015]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiological transition; premature mortality; non-communicable disease; risk factors; Sweden; low-and middle-income countries; INDEPTH Network; Västerbotten Intervention Programme; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : INTRODUCTION: Epidemiological transition theory, first postulated by Omran in 1971, provides a useful framework for understanding cause-specific mortality changes and may contribute usefully to predictions about cause-specific mortality. However, understandings of mortality transitions and associated epidemiological changes remain poorly defined for public health practitioners due to lack of evidence from low- and middle-income countries. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Closing the gap applying health and socio-demographic surveillance to complex health transitions in South and sub-Saharan Africa

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Författare :Stephen M Tollman; Stig Wall; Demissie Habte; [2008]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; demographic surveillance system; health transition; mortality transition; fertility transition; health policy; primary health care; South Africa; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The challenge of research in resource-poor settings remains a profound concern and is closely linked to African social development. Work of this thesis spans the end of apartheid and first decade of the democratic era in South Africa, along with emergence of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Chronic disease risk factors in a transitional country the case of rural Indonesia

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Författare :Nawi Ng; Lars Weinehall; Hans Stenlund; Stig Wall; Ann Öhman; Mohammad Hakimi; Cairns Smith; [2006]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic disease; risk factor; demographic surveillance system; smoking; elevated blood pressure; overweight and obesity; population-based intervention; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The epidemic of chronic diseases is largely neglected. Although a threatening burden of chronic diseases is emerging, developing public health efforts for their prevention and control is not yet a priority for trans-national and national health policy makers. LÄS MER