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  1. 1. Child Health, Health Services and Systems in UK and other European countries

    Författare :Ingrid Wolfe; Staffan Jansson; Boel Gäre; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child health; public health; health services and Systems assessment; UK; Europe; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : BackgroundThis work in child population medicine describes child health problems, increases knowledge of health services, systems, and wider determinants, and makes recommendations for improvements.AimsTo explore trends in UK child health and health service quality and highlight policy lessons from the UK and other European countriesTo study child health and health services in western Europe and derive lessons from different approaches to common challengesTo enhance knowledge on child to adult transition careTo describe trends in UK and EU15+ child and adolescent mortality and seek explanations for deteriorating UK health system performance, and make recommendations for improving survivalMethodsPopulation level measures of health status and system performance; primary and secondary research on policies and practice for health system assessments. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Catastrophic health expenditure in Vietnam : studies of problems and solutions

    Författare :Curt Löfgren; Klas-Göran Sahlén; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Thanh Nguyen; Lars Lindholm; Karen Hofman; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Catastrophic health expenditure; impoverishment; elderly; health insurance; Vietnam; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Background: In Vietnam, problems of high out-of-pocket payments for health, leading to catastrophic health expenditure and resulting impoverishment for vulnerable groups, has been at focus in the past decades. Since the beginning of the 1990’s, the Vietnamese government has launched a series of social health insurance reforms to increase prepayment in the health sector and thereby better protect the population from the financial consequences of health problems. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Essays on International Health Economics: The Role of Health Insurance in Health Care Financing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

    Författare :Björn Ekman; Socialepidemiologi; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Low- and middle-income country; Health insurance; Health financing; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; Econometric analysis; Equity;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and four independent research papers, summarized as follows. The introductory chapter discusses the role of economics in international health and the policy contributions of each of the particular papers. In addition, the data and the methods that have been used are discussed. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Mind the blues : Swedish police officers' mental health and forced deportation of unaccompanied refugee children

    Författare :Jonas Hansson; Mehdi Ghazinour; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Malin Eklund Wimelius; Lars Erik Lauritz; Magnus Sverke; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coping; decision latitude; discretion; job demand; mental health; police personnel; street-level bureaucracy; Sweden; unaccompanied; asylum-seeking refugee children; work-related social support; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Policing is a public health issue. The police often encounter vulnerable populations. Police officers have wide discretionary powers, which could impact on how they support vulnerable populations. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Whose Knowledge Counts? : A Study of Providers and Users of Antenatal Care in Rural Zimbabwe

    Författare :Thubelihle Mathole; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Gunilla Lindmark; Els van Dongen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; International health; Evidence-based care; HIV AIDS; maternal health; midwifery; nurses; pregnancy; traditional birth attendants; Zimbabwe; Internationell hälsa; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis presents perspectives and experiences of different stakeholders and their ways of reasoning around pregnancy and pregnancy care. Data were generated from individual interviews with 25 health care providers, 18 women and 6 traditional birth attendants (TBAs) as well as 11 focus groups discussions with women, men and TBAs. LÄS MER