Sökning: "Västerbotten Intervention Programme"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 18 avhandlingar innehållade orden Västerbotten Intervention Programme.
1. Health promotion in pregnancy and early parenthood : the challenge of innovation, implementation and change within the Salut Programme
Sammanfattning : Background: In 2005, the Västerbotten County Council launched a child health promotion programme, “the Salut Programme”, in response to an alarming prevalence of overweight and obesity, and trends of increased dental caries, among young county citizens. The programme, initially developed in four pilot areas, is built on multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral collaboration and aims to support and strengthen health promotion activities in health care, social services and school settings. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Diabetes is a common and costly disease that is expected to continue even to grow in prevalence and health expenditures over the coming decades. Type 2 diabetes is the most common diabetes type and is characterized by insulin resistance and relative insulin deficiency. LÄS MER
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
Sammanfattning : There is still a debate concerning the evidence base for community interventions. The randomised clinical trial design (RCT) is increasingly challenged as a gold standard for their evaluation. LÄS MER
5. Health economic evaluation of community-based cardiovascular disease prevention : some theoretical aspects and empirical results
Sammanfattning : This thesis addresses the health economic evaluation of community-based interventions against cardiovascular disease (CVD), with special emphasis on the Västerbotten Intervention Project (VIP), run since 1985.The framework is a simple evaluation model consisting of two parts; the selection and measurement of empirical consequences caused by the project under evaluation (e. LÄS MER