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Discovering the capabilities of ageing persons who are born abroad: crossing norms, moving health promotion forward

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Title: Discovering the capabilities of ageing persons who are born abroad: crossing norms, moving health promotion forward
Authors: Lood, Qarin
Issue Date: 30-Jan-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: I. Lood Q et al. Health promotion programme design and effectiveness in relation to ageing persons who are culturally and linguistically diverse: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Submitted for publication

II. Lood Q et al. Health-promotion in the context of ageing and migration: A call for person-centred integrated practice. Int J Integr Care. 2014;Mar3(14):e004.

III. Lood Q et al. Embraced by the past, hopeful for the future: meaning of health to ageing persons who have migrated from the Western Balkan region to Sweden. Ageing Soc. 2015; Jan 20 (e-pub ahead of print).

IV. Lood Q et al. Bridging barriers to health promotion: a feasibility pilot study of the "Promoting Aging Migrants' Capabilities" study. Submitted for publication
Date of Defence: 2015-02-20
Disputation: Fredagen den 20 februari 2015, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Emigration and immigration
Delivery of health-care
Abstract: To improve the possibilities for the whole population to take control over their health is an important goal for health promotion and public health. Yet, with improved possibilities for international migration and extended life spans, there are more and more people who are considered less capable to reach such a goal. Current normative structures impede upon the possibilities for ageing persons who are born abroad to execute what they consider valuable for their health, and confronting such stru... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9257-9
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