Sökning: "Kathleen Kahn"

Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade orden Kathleen Kahn.

  1. 1. Dying to make a fresh start mortality and health transition in a new South Africa

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Författare :Kathleen Kahn; Anneli Ivarsson; Stig Wall; Michel Garenne; Debbie Bradshaw; Vinod Diwan; [2006]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; age-specific mortality; agincourt; demographic surveillance system; epidemiologic transition; health transition; mortality trends; rural; South Africa; verbal autopsy; vital registration.; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : Rationale: Vital registration is lacking in developing settings where health and development problems are most pressing. Policy-makers confront an “information paradox”: the critical need for information on which to base priorities and monitor progress, and the profound shortage of such information. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Striving against adversity. the dynamics of migration, health and poverty in rural South Africa

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Epidemiologi och folkhälsovetenskap

    Författare :Mark A Collinson; Peter Byass; Gunnar Malmberg; Kathleen Kahn; Michael White; [2009]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; migration; temporary migration; permanent migration; refugee settlement; socioeconomic status; HIV transmission; adult mortality; child mortaality; returning to die; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning :  Background: The study is based in post-apartheid South Africa and looks at the health and well being of households in the rural northeast. Temporary migration remains important in South Africa because it functions as a mainstay for income and even survival of rural communities. LÄS MER