Sökning: "agincourt"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade ordet agincourt.

  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. Closing the gap applying health and socio-demographic surveillance to complex health transitions in South and sub-Saharan Africa

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Författare :Stephen M Tollman; Stig Wall; Demissie Habte; [2008]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; demographic surveillance system; health transition; mortality transition; fertility transition; health policy; primary health care; South Africa; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The challenge of research in resource-poor settings remains a profound concern and is closely linked to African social development. Work of this thesis spans the end of apartheid and first decade of the democratic era in South Africa, along with emergence of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Counting deaths, accounting for lives Novel applications of standardised verbal autopsy methods for augmented health systems

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Författare :Laith Hussain-Alkhateeb; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Verbal autopsy; cause of death; vital registration; health system; surveillance; World Health Organization;

    Sammanfattning : Half of the world’s deaths and their causes are never recorded by virtue of the under-resourced civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems which limits capacity of health systems to respond to population needs. Verbal autopsy (VA) has emerged as a pragmatic approach for determining causes of death using standard interviews including signs, symptoms and circumstances of death, conducted with the bereaved family. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Burden of Epilepsy using population-based data to define the burden and model a cost-effective intervention for the treatment of epilepsy in rural South Africa

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå University

    Författare :Ryan G Wagner; Lars Lindholm; Lars Forsgren; Charles Newton; Andrea Winkler; [2016]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Africa; epilepsy; incidence; mortality; cause of death; disability-adjusted life years; out-of-pocket; costs; health care utilization; treatment cascade; adherence; intervention; economic evaluation; community health worker;

    Sammanfattning : Rationale Epilepsy is a common, chronic, neurological condition that disproportionately affects individuals living in low- and middle- income countries, including much of sub-Saharan Africa. Epilepsy is treatable, with the majority of individuals who take anti-epileptic drugs experiencing a reduction, or elimination, of seizures. LÄS MER

  5. 5. 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