Sökning: "demographic surveillance system"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 31 avhandlingar innehållade orden demographic surveillance system.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Chronic disease risk factors in a transitional country the case of rural Indonesia

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Författare :Nawi Ng; Lars Weinehall; Hans Stenlund; Stig Wall; Ann Öhman; Mohammad Hakimi; Cairns Smith; [2006]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic disease; risk factor; demographic surveillance system; smoking; elevated blood pressure; overweight and obesity; population-based intervention; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The epidemic of chronic diseases is largely neglected. Although a threatening burden of chronic diseases is emerging, developing public health efforts for their prevention and control is not yet a priority for trans-national and national health policy makers. LÄS MER

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Epidemiology of unintentional injuries in rural Vietnam

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Författare :Hoang Minh Hang; Peter Byass; Ton That Bach; Ruth Bonita; [2004]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; unintentional injury; community-based; surveillance; Vietnam; Folkhälsomedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Sammanfattning : The main objective of this epidemiological study was to assess the incidence of unintentional non-fatal injuries, together with their determinants and consequences, in a defined Vietnamese population, thus providing a basis for future prevention. A one-year follow-up survey involved four quarterly cross-sectional household injury interviews during 2000. LÄS MER