Essays about: "healthcare seeking behaviour"

Found 4 essays containing the words healthcare seeking behaviour.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Barriers affecting women’s decision to seek care during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period in rural Kenya

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap

    Author : Carolina Mikaelsdotter; [2019]
    Keywords : Barriers; Water; sanitation hygiene WASH ; Health seeking behaviour; Antenatal care; Postnatal care.;

    Abstract : Background: Antenatal care (ANC), facility delivery and postnatal care (PNC), are proven to reduce maternal and child mortality and morbidity in high burden settings. However, few rural pregnant women use these services sufficiently and it is essential to identify the barriers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women’s Perspectives on Pathway to Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis : Women Voices from Community Level in Uganda

    University essay from Nordiska ministerrådet/Nordic School of Public Health NHV

    Author : Git Wikström; [2011]
    Keywords : Tuberculosis; Women; Health Care Seeking; Barriers; Gender.;

    Abstract : Objectives:  A qualitative study to explore the perceptions and ideas of women at community level in Uganda, about factors influencing their health care-seeking behaviour when symptoms that could indicate pulmonary tuberculosis. To let the women identify barriers to health care-seeking and to let them present ideas how to overcome barriers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Healthcare seeking behaviour when suspecting malaria. An ethnographic field study of indigenous people in Uganda

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Astrid Bagewitz; [2009]
    Keywords : healthcare seeking behaviour; indigenous people; medical anthropology; malaria; Uganda;

    Abstract : Malaria är ett globalt problem, som framförallt existerar i de tropiska delarna av världen. I Uganda uppskattas 25-40% av patienter som uppsöker statlig vård vara patienter som har relaterade malaria symtom. READ MORE