Sökning: "health-seeking behaviour"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 14 avhandlingar innehållade orden health-seeking behaviour.

  1. 1. Exploring health-seeking behaviour of disadvantaged populations in rural Bangladesh

    Författare :Syed Masud Ahmed; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :Bangladesh; disadvantaged populations; health-seeking behaviour; health-system; self-care;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Improving ability of the health system to reach the poor/disadvantaged populations is important for health and essential to mitigate the income-erosion consequences of ill- health in Bangladesh. This study examined the health-seeking behaviour of some identified disadvantaged population groups, including the effect of poverty focused non-governmental development interventions. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Adolescent motherhood in Uganda : dilemmas, health seeking behaviour and coping responses

    Författare :Lynn Muhimbuura Atuyambe; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :Adolescent; motherhood; health seeking behaviour; coping responses; qualitative; narratives; Uganda;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Maternal mortality remains one of the most daunting public health problems in resource limited settings. Maternal health services play a critical role in the improvement of sexual and reproductive health and rights, especially for adolescent mothers. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Adherence to drug treatment and interpretation of treatment effects

    Författare :Erik Berglund; Per Lytsy; Ragnar Westerling; Tove Hedenrud; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medication adherence; Health-seeking behaviour; Chronic treatment; Cardiovascular treatments; Anticoagulants therapeutic use; Treatment outcome; Effect measure; Quality of care; Medical decision-making; Necessity-concern framework; Choice behaviour; Risk communication; Risk perception; Health communication; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Sammanfattning : Suboptimal adherence to medical treatments is prevalent across several clinical conditions and can lead to treatment failure. Adherence is a far from fully explored phenomenon and there is little knowledge about how patients interpret treatment effects. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Health literacy among newly arrived refugees in Sweden and implications for health and healthcare

    Författare :Josefin Wångdahl; Westerling Ragnar; Lena Mårtensson; Lytsy Per; Allan Krasnik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health literacy; S-FHL; HLS-EU-Q16; Asylum seeker; Migrant; Immigrant; Experiences; Health check-up; Communication; Information; Self-perceived health; Mental health; Health-seeking behaviour; Refrained from healthcare; Screening; Disease prevention; Health promotion; Quality of care; Equity in health; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the distribution of health literacy (HL) levels in newly arrived Arabic-, Dari-, or Somali-speaking refugees in Sweden. Further aims were to investigate sociodemographic characteristics associated with inadequate HL in this group, and to investigate whether HL levels are associated with experiences of the health examination for asylum seekers (HEA), health seeking behaviour and health. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Public Health in Private Hands. Studies on private and public tuberculosis care in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Författare :Knut Lönnroth; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tuberculosis; private health care; private-public mix; health sector reform; health-seeking behaviour; quality of care; directly observed treatment;

    Sammanfattning : Aim: This thesis assesses and compares private and public tuberculosis (TB) care in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam, with an aim to identify suitable roles for private and public health care providers in tuberculosis control. Research framework: A set of standardised strategies for TB control advocated by the World Health Organisation and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases is used as a framework to analyse private and public providers' ability to deliver care of adequate quality. LÄS MER