Sökning: "Per Ashorn"

Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade orden Per Ashorn.

  1. 1. Gender inequity in child survival : travails of the girl child in rural north India

    Författare :Anand Krishnan; Nawi Ng; Peter Byass; Chadrakant Pandav; Per Ashorn; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Conditional cash transfers; girl child; inequities; gender; prejudice; mortality; non-specific effects; sex; socio-economic; vaccines; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : Background: While substantial progress has been made globally towards achieving United Nations Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDG 4) on child mortality, the decline is not sufficient to reach the targets set for 2015. The South Asian region, which includes India, was to achieve the MDG 4 target of 39 deaths per 1000 live births by 2015 but was estimated to have reached only 61 by 2011. LÄS MER

  2. 2. HIV and Infant Feeding : Operational Challenges of Achieving Safe Infant Feeding Practices

    Författare :Tanya Doherty; Lars-Åke Persson; Ted Greiner; Debra Jackson; Per Ashorn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :International health; HIV AIDS; Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV; infant feeding; child health; qualitative research; cohort study; programme evaluation; nutrition; Internationell hälsa;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis assesses the uptake of the national Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme in South Africa, and the challenges of achieving safe infant feeding practices in the context of HIV. The research studies contained in this thesis utilised a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods in order to provide a full understanding of the challenges of moving from efficacy to effectiveness in PMTCT programmes. LÄS MER