Sökning: "low-and middle-income countries"

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  1. 1. Integration of national community-based health worker programmes in health systems Lessons learned from Zambia and other low and middle income countries

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå University

    Författare :Joseph Mumba Zulu; Anna-Karin Hurtig; John Kinsman; Charles Michelo; Helen Schneider; [2015]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human resources for health; National community-based health workers; Health Innovations; Integration; Health Systems; Low and middle income countries; Zambia.; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Background: To address the huge human resources for health (HRH) crisis that Zambia and other low and middle income countries (LMICs) are experiencing, most LMICs have engaged the services of small scale community-based health worker (CBHW) programmes. However, several challenges affect the CBHWs’ ability to deliver services. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Diarrhoeal diseases in low- and middle-income countries : trends, management and control

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Författare :Birger C Forsberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diarrhoea; Case management; ORT; Diarrhoea morbidity; Brazil; Low- and middle-income countries; Community; Households; Primary care;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Diarrhoeal diseases constitute a major disease burden on children in low- and middle-income countries (LMC), with an estimated 2 million 0-4 years old dying annually due to diarrhoea. Dehydration is the main cause of these deaths. An oral remedy based on glucose and sodium to treat dehydration was developed in the 1960s. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Författare :Björn Ekman; [2005]
    Nyckelord :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. A Journey towards Sustainable Small Wastewater Treatment Systems in Low and Lower–Middle Income Countries

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Författare :Claudia Cossio Grageda; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sustainability assessment; sustainability indicators; low and lower-middle income countries; performance assessment; institutional dimension; EVAS tool EVAluation of Sustainability ; Wastewater treatment system; operation and maintenance; local stakeholders; resource recovery;

    Sammanfattning : The sustainability of small wastewater treatment systems (WWTSs) in low and lower-middle income countries represents a challenge in terms of functionality and optimal performance in the ongoing effort to treat wastewater sufficiently to enable safe discharge or reuse. The reuse of wastewater is a common practice in these countries, especially where water resources are scarce. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Specialized pediatric healthcare with limited resources: Surgery, anesthesia and oncology for children in low- and middle-income countries

    Detta är en avhandling från Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Författare :Lars Hagander; [2013]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatric surgery. Pediatric anesthesiology. Pediatric oncology. Global Health. Developing countries. Health system strengthening. Access to care. Child mortality. Perioperative mortality. Decision analysis. Markov Model.;

    Sammanfattning : Aim: This thesis serves two purposes. First, it informs specialists in global public health to consider a broader spectrum of pediatric disease. Second, it informs specialists in pediatric hospital care of how the feasibility of their clinical practice depends on a functioning health care system. LÄS MER