Essays about: "Health"

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  1. 1. Health economic analysis of a urinary catheter which reduce the frequency of urinary tract infections (UTIs) Research questions: a) What is the willingness-to-pay (WTP) in Sweden - from a patient perspective - for a urinary catheter which reduce the annual frequency of urinary tract infections by 25% and 50%, respectively, and (b) is the WTP dependent on the annual frequency of UTIs and gender?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Förvaltningshögskolan

    Author : Thomas Lindqvist; [2019-03-20]
    Keywords : Health Economic Analysis; Willingness to pay; Urinary catheter; Cost benefit analysis;

    Abstract : Objective: To investigate the preference for urinary catheters that can reduce the frequency of urinary tract infections (UTIs), among Swedish patients practicing clean intermittent catheterization (CIC), and analyze if the preference is affected by the frequency of UTIs and gender.Methods: The preference for a clinically more effective catheter was expressed as a monetary value by investigating the patients’ willingness-to-pay (WTP) to switch catheters. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Balancing Act of Disclosure: Experiences of Stigma and Resistance Among Men Who Sell Sex to Men

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Linda Laura Palhamn; [2019-02-13]
    Keywords : Disclosure; MSW male sex work ; stigma; and resistance;

    Abstract : Little attention has been given in previous research to disclosure about sex work and even lessto men’s experience of disclosure about selling sex. There is a lack of understanding of thechoices behind disclosure and how men who have experiences of selling sex use disclosure. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE CRITICAL ROLE OF A NON-HEALTHCARE APPROACH TO MATERNAL MORTALITY REDUCTION Qualitative insights from Rwanda’s success

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hälsovårdssökande beteende hos immigranter i Sverige

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för medicin

    Author : Vidarah Nimar; [2019-01-07]
    Keywords : healthcare seeking behaviour; immigrant; public health; health literacy;

    Abstract : Background: Healthcare seeking behaviours among immigrants in Sweden is a public health issue since the health outcome not only affects immigrants but also the Swedish population, the healthcare system and impacts on the national economy. In order to alleviate the problems and support the development of health among immigrants we need a thorough picture of the situation today. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bison bonasus : återuppbyggnaden av en nästan utrotad art

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Morgan Daleryd Sjöblom; [2019]
    Keywords : visent; europeisk bison; Bison bonasus; genetik; återintroduktion;

    Abstract : Visent eller den europeiska bison är en art som efter första världskriget hade dött ut i det vilda på grund av jakt. Endast 54 djur från arten återstod i fångenskap och det är från dessa anfäder som dagens bestånd av både vilda och visenter i fångenskap härstammar. READ MORE