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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 547 avhandlingar innehållade orden International Health.
1. Essays on Social Capital, Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health A Health Economic Study
Sammanfattning : The thesis comprises four independent research papers and a summary that focus on two related dimensions. The first dimension focuses on the understanding of the production of health. Particularly, the question is asked whether community's stock of social capital influence individual's health. LÄS MER
2. 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
Sammanfattning : In today’s globalised world, with considerable international migration, knowledge about the health of immigrants is becoming increasingly important. In Sweden, about 13% of the population or over one million persons are born outside the country. LÄS MER
4. Life in Immigration Detention Centers : An exploration of health of immigrant detainees in Sweden and three other EU member states
Sammanfattning : Governments around the world use immigration detention to detain and deport irregular immigrants, which negatively affects their health. The aim of this thesis was to explore, describe and identify factors that could mitigate the effect of immigration detention on the health of detainees. LÄS MER
5. Essays on International Health Economics: The Role of Health Insurance in Health Care Financing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and four independent research papers, summarized as follows. The introductory chapter discusses the role of economics in international health and the policy contributions of each of the particular papers. In addition, the data and the methods that have been used are discussed. LÄS MER