Claes Eriksson

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Public health needs to be evidence-based if it is to be done correctly, which means that learning and knowledge-production for public health must be comprehensive and include knowledge from four different domains: distribution of health, determinants or causal web, consequences, and intervention methods. Specification of development trends in cardiovascular(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with malignant endocrine pancreatic tumors (EPTs) are responsive to combinations of chemotherapy with streptozotocin and 5-fluorouracil/doxorubicin, whereas patients with malignant carcinoids are not. For both categories of patients, alpha-interferon and/or somatostatin analogs can produce long-lasting responses. Cisplatin in combination(More)
In the evaluation of community intervention program both quantitative and qualitative methods are essential for analysis of effectiveness and impact. Evaluation of such programs is affected by unique theoretical, conceptual, methodological, analytical and political impediments. In this article different methods are briefly reviewed. Among these are survey(More)
Costa Rica is one of the world's success stories in primary health care. During the past 20 years the country has experienced a demographic and epidemiological transition. However, during the 80's the economic recession severely affected the country. The social, economic, political and geographic contexts are important for the assessment of health policy.(More)
The Stockholm Cancer Prevention Program is to our knowledge the first community intervention program in the world aiming of a reduction in the incidence of cancer. A community diagnosis model has been used in the planning. A thorough description of different organizations in the local communities of Stockholm has been made. A model for describing the(More)
As nations face emerging challenges within the global network economy and transportation, developed countries have initiated Intelligent Transport System (ITS) strategies ITS master plans have positioned their ITS plans as integral parts of their transportation policies. In contrast, Japan has opted for a different approach by considering ITS as part of a(More)
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