Sökning: "Joacim Rocklöv"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 13 avhandlingar innehållade orden Joacim Rocklöv.

  1. 1. Short-term effects of ambient temperature on daily deaths and hospital admissions

    Författare :Joacim Rocklöv; Bertil Forsberg; Jan Semenza; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; temperature; humidity; weather; climate; climate change; hot; heat; cold; cold spell; cold wave; heat wave; health; hospitalization; hospital admission; death; mortality; morbidity; epidemiology; environmental epidemiology; time series; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Incidence of death and hospitalizations have been observed to depend on short-term changes in weather and to increase with extreme temperatures. This thesis aims to strengthen the scientific knowledge on the relationship between temperature and daily deaths, but also the relationship between temperature and daily hospital admissions. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Rift Valley fever : challenges and new insights for prevention and control using the “One Health” approach

    Författare :Osama Ahmed Hassan Ahmed; Magnus Evander; Clas Ahlm; Joacim Rocklöv; Maria Van Kerkhove; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rift Valley fever; Sociocultural practices; Community involvement; Ecological factors; Risk map; Early warning system; Surveillance system; International Health Regulations; and One Health approach.; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an emerging viral zoonosis that causes frequent outbreaks in east Africa and on the Arabian Peninsula. The likelihood of RVF global expansion due to climate change and human anthropogenic factors is an important issue. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Making visible the invisible : Health risks from environmental exposures among socially deprived populations of Nairobi, Kenya

    Författare :Thaddaeus Wandera Egondi; Joacim Rocklöv; Nawi Ng; Remare Ettarh; Patrick Kinney; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; air pollution; urban health; temperature-related mortality; particulate matter; exposure assessment; child health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Most countries of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are experiencing a high rate of ur­banization accompanied with unplanned development resulting into sprawl of slums. The weath­er patterns and air pollution sources in most urban areas are changing with significant effects on health. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Climate and dengue fever : early warning based on temperature and rainfall

    Författare :Yien Ling Hii; Nawi Ng; Joacim Rocklöv; Rainer Sauerborn; Sven Britton; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dengue fever; temperature; rainfall; forecasting model; early warning; epidemic; dengue risk index; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Dengue is a viral infectious disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes. The disease causes a significant health burden in tropical countries, and has been a public health burden in Singapore for several decades. Severe complications such as hemorrhage can develop and lead to fatal outcomes. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Too Hot! : an Epidemiological Investigation of Weather-Related Mortality in Rural India

    Författare :Vijendra Ingole; Barbara Schumann; Joacim Rocklöv; Rainer Sauerborn; Sanjay Juvekar; Patrick Kinney; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Temperature; heat and cold; mortality; education; socioeconomic status; occupation; rural population; India; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : BackgroundMost environmental epidemiological studies are conducted in high income settings. The association between ambient temperature and mortality has been studied worldwide, especially in developed countries. LÄS MER