Sökning: "disaster health"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 23 avhandlingar innehållade orden disaster health.
1. Disaster response for recovery : survivors experiences, and the use of disaster radio to promote health after natural disasters
Sammanfattning : Disasters occur all over the world, and affect a rising number of people. The health effects of natural disasters depend on several factors present before, during, and after a disaster event. However, there is only limited knowledge of survivors experiences, needs, and health after natural disasters. LÄS MER
2. Rift Valley fever : challenges and new insights for prevention and control using the “One Health” approach
Sammanfattning : Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an emerging viral zoonosis that causes frequent outbreaks in east Africa and on the Arabian Peninsula. The likelihood of RVF global expansion due to climate change and human anthropogenic factors is an important issue. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Most people who survive a disaster respond with psychological reactions, but only a minority suffer from lasting psychological problems. Despite evidence of the significance of specific exposures for impaired psychological health after disaster, the relative importance of single exposures remains unclarified. LÄS MER
4. Mental health in Nicaragua : with special reference to psychological trauma and suicidal behaviour
Sammanfattning : This thesis explores mental health problems relating to war and natural disaster and suicidal behaviour in the Nicaraguan population. The more specific aims of the study were to assess the prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of mental disorder in a community-based study during time of war (Paper I), to assess the mental health impact of Hurricane Mitch in 1998 (Paper II), to assess the incidence of hospitalized parasuicide cases and groups at risk (Paper III), and to examine suicide intent among attempters relating to gender, suicide method and sociodemographic factors and identify predictors for repetition of an attempt (Paper IV). LÄS MER
5. Disaster medicine- performance indicators, information support and documentation : A study of an evaluation tool
Sammanfattning : The science of disaster medicine is more a descriptive than analytical type. Research, in most instances, has not employed quantitative methods and there is very sparse knowledge based on analytical statistics. One consequence of this is that similar mistakes are repeated over and over. Lessons that should be learned are merely observed. LÄS MER