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Arvika förening mot tuberkulos: Ideella aktörer i folkhälsans tjänst 1907 - 1912
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013).
2019 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Arvika organization against tuberculosis : Idealistic agents in public health service 1907 - 1912 (English)
Abstract [sv]

Tuberkulosens härjningar i världen har drabbat miljontals människor genom åren. Bland denna statistikkan även Sverige kring 1800- och 1900-talet ses ha drabbats hårt. samhällsförändringar utifrånindustrialisering och urbanisering skapade nya förutsättningar för spridning av sjukdomen, detta blevmärkbart ur ett folkhälsoperspektiv. Krafttag mot tuberkulosens framfart i Sverige inleddes i början av1900-talet och flertalet av de krafter som stod bakom detta arbete var ideella organisationer. I Värmlandslän sammanträdde Arvika förening mot tuberkulos officiellt första gången 1907. Då med målet attbekämpa tuberkulosen i Arvika både ur ett direkt och ett långsiktigt perspektiv. Det direkta perspektivetvar en preventiv implementering där dispensärverksamhet var den främsta insatsen. Det långsiktigaperspektivet som fanns inom föreningen var byggandet av någon typ av tuberkuloshem – vilket islutändan resulterar i uppförandet av ett sanatorium i Arvika 1912, då i samarbete med officiellamyndigheter och organ. Uppsatsen avser att belysa föreningens framväxt och hur ett ökandefolkhälsoperspektiv påverkade hur vård och omsorg diskuterades och sågs på under tidsperioden.

Undersökningen ämnar lyfta fram Arvika förening mot tuberkulos ideella arbete kring sjukdomenmellan åren 1907 – 1912. Hur har Arvika förening mot tuberkulos agerat som en aktör i kampen mottuberkulos i Arvika?

Abstract [en]

Tuberculosis ravages in the world have affected millions of people over the years. Among thesestatistics, Sweden can also be seen to have been hit hard during the 1800s and 1900s. Societal changesbased on industrialization and urbanization created new conditions for the spread of the disease, thisbecame noticeable from a public health perspective. Force action against the profess of tuberculosis inSweden began en masse during the early 1900s and a big part of the work was conducted by non-profitorganizations. In the county of Värmland, Arvika förening mot tuberkulos [Arvika organization againsttuberculosis] officially met for the first time in 1907. Then with the aim of combating the tuberculosisdisease in Arvika both from a direct and a long-term perspective. The direct perspective was apreventive implementation, where dispensary activities were the foremost effort. The long-termperspective that existed within the organization was the construction of some type of tuberculosis home– which ultimately resulted in the construction of a sanatorium in Arvika in 1912, then in cooperationwith official authorities. This essay aims to highlight the organizations growth and how an increasingpublic health perspective affected how care and treatment were discussed and looked at during theperiod.

The study aims to highlight Arvika förening mot tuberkulos non-profit work concerning the diseasebetween the years 1907 – 1912. How did Arvika förening mot tuberkulos act as an agent in the fightagainst tuberculosis in Arvika?

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2019. , p. 36
Keywords [en]
Arvika, tuberculosis, organization, sanatorium, public health, 1900s, dispensary, agent
Keywords [sv]
Arvika, tuberkulos, förening, sanatorium, folkhälsa, 1900-tal, dispensär, aktör
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-70902OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-70902DiVA, id: diva2:1285966
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History
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Secondary Education Programme: Upper-Secondary School: History (300 ECTS credits)
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Available from: 2019-02-07 Created: 2019-02-05 Last updated: 2019-02-07Bibliographically approved

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