Sökning: "migration and health"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 714 avhandlingar innehållade orden migration and health.

  1. 1. International migration and coronary heart disease

    Författare :Ebba Hedlund; Stockholms universitet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; migration; coronary heart disease; country of birth; twins; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Environmental medicine; Miljömedicin; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : In today’s globalised world, with considerable international migration, knowledge about the health of immigrants is becoming increasingly important. In Sweden, about 13% of the population or over one million persons are born outside the country. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Life paths through space and time: Adding the micro-level geographic context to longitudinal historical demographic research

    Författare :Finn Hedefalk; Centrum för ekonomisk demografi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Geographic micro-level factors; longitudinal historical data; geocoding; historical demography; 19th century; individual level; spatio-temporal analysis; detailed geographic data; geographic context.; property units; rural historical soceties; Geographic micro-level factors; longitudinal historical data; geocoding; historical demography; 19th century; individual level; spatio-temporal analysis; detailed geographic data; property units; geographic context;

    Sammanfattning : Historical demographic research is central to understanding past human behaviours and traits, such as fertility, mortality and migration. An essential part of historical demography is conducting longitudinal analyses at the micro-level, which involves the detailed follow-up of individuals over long time periods throughout their lives. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Life in Immigration Detention Centers : An exploration of health of immigrant detainees in Sweden and three other EU member states

    Författare :Soorej Jose Puthoopparambil; Magdalena Bjerneld; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Sofie Bäärnhielm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Immigration detention; irregular migrants; asylum-seeker; detention staff; Quality of Life; migration and health; health promotion; European Union; Common European Asylum System; Sweden; Belgium; the Netherlands; Luxembourg; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Sammanfattning : Governments around the world use immigration detention to detain and deport irregular immigrants, which negatively affects their health. The aim of this thesis was to explore, describe and identify factors that could mitigate the effect of immigration detention on the health of detainees. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Health assessments of asylum seekers within the Swedish healthcare system : a study of the interface between control and care, and how structure and procedures may influence access and coverage

    Författare :Robert Jonzon; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Eva Johansson; Pille Lindkvist; Michael Knipper; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; migration; asylum seekers; health system; health assessment; control and care; Sweden; Folkhälsa; migration; asylsökande; hälsosystem; hälsoundersökning; kontroll och vård; Sverige; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Despite lack of evidence, there is a common notion that diseases are brought along with migrants, and thus a threat to people in the host country. In Sweden asylum seekers are to be offered a health assessment (HA), but national statistics show that the coverage is less than 50%. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Striving against adversity. : the dynamics of migration, health and poverty in rural South Africa

    Författare :Mark A Collinson; Peter Byass; Gunnar Malmberg; Kathleen Kahn; Michael White; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; migration; temporary migration; permanent migration; refugee settlement; socioeconomic status; HIV transmission; adult mortality; child mortaality; returning to die; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning :  Background: The study is based in post-apartheid South Africa and looks at the health and well being of households in the rural northeast. Temporary migration remains important in South Africa because it functions as a mainstay for income and even survival of rural communities. LÄS MER