Essays about: "public health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1521 essays containing the words public health.

  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. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  3. 3. Raping women, killing men: Is one gender’s physical and mental health disproportionally affected by intrastate conflict compared to the other?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Freja Berg Houbak Nielsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Public health; gender; peace and conflict; civil war; intrastate conflict;

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  4. 4. Prionsjukdomar med fokus på likheter och skillnader mellan scrapie och nor98

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Leo Krantz; [2019]
    Keywords : scrapie; nor98; prionsjukdomar; nervcell; encefalopati;

    Abstract : Prionsjukdomar är en grupp neurodegenerativa sjukdomar som drabbar både djur och människor. Hos djur finns sjukdomar som bovin spongiform encefalopati (BSE), chronic wasting disease, scrapie och nor98. Sjukdomarna orsakar stor skada, bl.a. READ MORE

  5. 5. Street-Level Bureaucrats in Homa Bay County, Kenya – A bottom-up implementation analysis of the policies on malaria and gender inequalities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Vindar Fritzell; [2019]
    Keywords : Community health volunteers; Street-level bureaucrats; Kenya; Policy implementation; Gender; Malaria in Pregnancy; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The fight against malaria in Kenya is tightly connected to gender inequalities. The traditional gender roles in some households create exposure patterns that affect the most vulnerable groups: pregnant women and children. READ MORE