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Indoor air pollution

Migrasjon

 

Undervisning i blant annet klinisk konsultasjon,  ØNH i allmennpraksis, svangerskapskontroll i allmennpraksis, klinisk møte med pasienter fra andre kulturer, narrativ medisin, og uheldige hendelser, som en del av stilling ved UiB.

Foredragsholder ved flere kurs for medisinstudenter, sykepleierstudenter og leger i Spania og Norge siden 1999

Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • 2020. Physician factors associated with increased risk for complaints in primary care emergency services: a case - control study. BMC Family Practice. 1-8.
  • 2020. Multimorbidity and chronic diseases among undocumented migrants: evidence to contradict the myths. International Journal for Equity in Health. 1-9.
  • 2020. Effect of an intervention in general practice to increase the participation of immigrants in cervical cancer screening: A cluster randomized clinical trial. JAMA Network Open. 1-12.
  • 2020. Changes in health among Syrian refugees along their migration trajectories from Lebanon to Norway: a prospective cohort study. Public Health. 240-245.
  • 2020. Barriers to access to the Norwegian healthcare system among sub-Saharan African immigrant women exposed to female genital cutting. PLOS ONE. 1-22.
  • 2019. Two interventions to treat pain disorders and post-traumatic symptoms among Syrian refugees: protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 1-9.
  • 2019. The definition of immigrant status matters: Impact of nationality, country of origin, and length of stay in host country on mortality estimates. BMC Public Health.
  • 2019. Strategies to improve research capacity across European general practice: The views of members of EGPRN and Wonca Europe. European Journal of General Practice. 25-31.
  • 2019. Sense of community belonging among immigrants: perspective of immigrant service providers. Public Health. 28-33.
  • 2019. Accessing public healthcare in Oslo, Norway: The experiences of Thai immigrant masseuses. BMC Health Services Research.
  • 2019. Access to Norwegian healthcare system - Challenges for sub-Saharan African immigrants. International Journal for Equity in Health. 1-13.
  • 2019. A community-based intervention to increase participation in cervical cancer screening among immigrants in Norway. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 1-8.
  • 2018. Use of hormonal contraceptives among immigrant women and their daughters in Norway: Data from the Norwegian Prescription Database. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 1-8.
  • 2018. Health care-seeking patterns for female genital mutilation/cutting among young Somalis in Norway. BMC Public Health. 10 sider.
  • 2018. Health care curricula in multicultural societies. International Journal of Medical Education. 42-44.
  • 2018. Experiences with a national strategy on migrant health in Norway. European Journal of Public Health.
  • 2018. Developing culturally adapted lifestyle interventions for South Asian migrant populations: a qualitative study of the key success factors and main challenges. Public Health. 50-58.
  • 2018. Cervical cancer screening among immigrant women in Norway- The healthcare providers’ perspectives. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 415-422.
  • 2018. An observational study of immigrant mortality differences in Norway by reason for migration, length of stay and characteristics of sending countries. BMC Public Health. 12 sider.
  • 2017. Primary healthcare usage and use of medications among immigrant children according to age of arrival to Norway: A population-based study. BMJ Open. 1-9.
  • 2017. Multimorbidity and immigrant status: associations with area of origin and length of residence in host country. Family Practice. 662-666.
  • 2017. Migration and social determinants of mental health: Results from the Canadian health measures survey. Canadian journal of public health. e362-e367.
  • 2017. General practitioners' strategies in consultations with immigrants in Norway - practice-based shared reflections among participants in focus groups. Family Practice. 216-221.
  • 2017. Differences in primary health care use among sub-Saharan African immigrants in Norway: A register-based study. BMC Health Services Research. 1-8.
  • 2017. Barriers and facilitators to cervical cancer screening among Pakistani and somali immigrant women in Oslo: A qualitative study. International Journal of Women's Health. 487-496.
  • 2016. Socioeconomic status and primary health service use for mental health problems among immigrants with short and long lengths of stay. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care. 85-98.
  • 2016. Primary health care utilisation and morbidity among immigrant children compared to non-immigrant children: a population-based study in Norway. BMJ Open. 1-8.
  • 2016. Patterns of pharmaceutical use for immigrants to Spain and Norway: A comparative study of prescription databases in two European countries. International Journal for Equity in Health. 1-11.
  • 2016. Non-adherence to antihypertensive medication: The role of mental and physical comorbidity. International Journal of Cardiology. 310-316.
  • 2016. Mental Health of Refugees and Non-refugees from War-Conflict Countries: Data from Primary Healthcare Services and the Norwegian Prescription Database. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.
  • 2016. Global healthcare use by immigrants in Spain according to morbidity burden, area of origin, and length of stay. BMC Public Health.
  • 2016. Differences in cervical cancer screening between immigrants and nonimmigrants in Norway: a primary healthcare register-based study. European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 521-527.
  • 2015. The healthy migrant effect in primary care. GACETA SANITARIA JOURNAL. 15-20.
  • 2015. Multimorbidity and its patterns according to immigrant origin. A nationwide register-based study in Norway. PLOS ONE.
  • 2015. Multimorbidity among registered immigrants in Norway: the role of reason for migration and length of stay. Tropical medicine & international health. 1805-1814.
  • 2015. Managing mental health problems among immigrant women attending primary health care services. Health Care for Women International. 118-139.
  • 2015. Lung Function in Rural Guatemalan Women Before and After a Chimney Stove Intervention to Reduce Wood Smoke Exposure: Results From the Randomized Exposure Study of Pollution Indoors and Respiratory Effects and Chronic Respiratory Effects of Early Childhood Exposure to Respirable Particulate Matter Study. Chest. 1184-1192.
  • 2015. Immigrant patients with dementia and memory impairment in primary health care in Norway: A national registry study. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. 321-331.
  • 2015. How do immigrants use primary health care services? A register-based study in Norway. European Journal of Public Health. 72-78.
  • 2014. Use of hormonal contraceptives among immigrant and native women in Norway: data from the Norwegian Prescription Database. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 1221-1228.
  • 2014. Immigrants' use of primary health care services for mental health problems. BMC Health Services Research. 8 sider.
  • 2014. Immigrant and native regular general practitioners in Norway. A comparative registry-based observational study. European Journal of General Practice. 93-99.
  • 2014. How adolescent subjective health and satisfaction with weight and body shape are related to participation in sports. Journal of Environmental and Public health.
  • 2014. Frequent attenders in general practice and immigrant status in Norway: a nationwide cross-sectional study. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 232-240.
  • 2014. Differential utilization of primary health care services among older immigrants and Norwegians: a register-based comparative study in Norway. BMC Health Services Research.
  • 2014. Associations of Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function with Measured Carbon Monoxide Concentrations among Nonsmoking Women Exposed to Household Air Pollution: The RESPIRE Trial, Guatemala. Environmental Health Perspectives.
  • 2012. Immigrants' use of emergency primary health care in Norway: a registry-based observational study. BMC Health Services Research.
  • 2012. Immigrants' use of emergency primary health care in Norway: a registry-based observational study. BMC Health Services Research. 10 sider.
  • 2012. Hvilke fastleger deltar i legevakt? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2277-2280.
  • 2012. Fastlegepasienters bruk av legevakt. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.
  • 2012. Clinical practice patterns among native and immigrant doctors doing out-of-hours work in Norway: a registry-based observational study. BMJ Open.
  • 2011. Immigrant general practitioners in Norway: A special resource? A qualitative study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 239-244.
  • 2009. Effect of reducing indoor air pollution on women’s respiratory symptoms and lung function: The RESPIRE Randomized Trial, Guatemala. American Journal of Epidemiology. 211-220.
  • 2008. Self-rated health among Mayan women participating in a randomised intervention trial reducing indoor air pollution in Guatemala. BMC International Health and Human Rights.
  • 2007. Lung function and symptoms among indigenous Mayan women exposed to high levels of indoor air pollution. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 1372-1379.
  • 2007. Eye discomfort, headache and back pain among Mayan Guatemalan women taking part in a randomised stove intervention trial. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 74-79.
  • 2004. Reducing indoor air pollution with a randomised intervention design � A presentation of the Stove Intervention Study in the Guatemalan Highlands. Norsk Epidemiologi. 137-143.
Vitenskapelig foredrag
  • 2015. Managing mental health problems among immigrant women attending primary care services.
  • 2013. Use of GP services for mental health problems: A comparison with Norwegians and immigrants.
  • 2007. Impact of an improved stove on women's lung health in a rural wood-using community. RESPIRE Guatemala.
  • 2006. Impact of a chimney stove on women’s lung health in a rural wood-using community: challenges in assessment and preliminary results.
Leder
  • 2016. Shifting migrant health care away from an agenda of conflicts and problems towards solutions. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care.
  • 2012. I gang etter 40 år. Utposten.
  • 2012. And so it is Xtmas. Utposten.
Leserinnlegg
  • 2015. Innvandring fører ikke til en eksplosjon i helsekostnader. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). Del 2, s.3.
  • 2010. Overdramatisert pandemi. Brev til redaktøren. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 590.
Fagbok
  • 2019. Migrant Health: A Primary Care Perspective. CRC Press.
  • 2012. The Praeger Handbook of Environmental Health. Praeger.
Populærvitenskapelig artikkel
  • 2016. Møtet med den papirløse pasient –en etisk analyse. Utposten.
  • 2016. Hva vet vi om innvandreres bruk av primærhelsetjenesten for psykiske plager? Utposten. 28-30.
  • 2012. Konsultasjoner med fremmedspråkelige. Refleksjoner over en pasient. Utposten.
Kronikk
  • 2015. Nei, innvandring fører ikke til en eksplosjon i helsekostnader | Elstad, Kumar, Diaz og Lien. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • 2009. Ny fastlegeordning. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
Doktorgradsavhandling
  • 2019. Cervical cancer screening among immigrants in Norway. Challenges, possibilities and the effect of an intervention.
  • 2008. Impact of reducing indoor air pollution on women's health.RESPIRE Guatemala- Randomised exposure study of pollution indoors and respiratory health.
Sammendrag/abstract
  • 2019. Self Rated Health among Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Norway – a cross sectional study. European Journal of Public Health.
  • 2019. Chronic pain and migration-related factors among Syrian refugees: a cross-sectional study. European Journal of Public Health.
  • 2018. “I simply haven’t given it a thought before!” - health care providers’ experiences regarding cervical cancer screening among immigrant women in Norway- a qualitative study. European Journal of Public Health.
  • 2018. Reported pain and use of painkillers among Syrian refugees at various stages in the migration process . European Journal of Public Health.
  • 2018. Evidence on interventions that improve mental health of child refugees and child asylum seekers in Europe: a rapid systematic review . European Journal of Public Health.
  • 2018. Development of an intervention for the prevention of type 2 diabetes addressing the specific needs of South Asian-origin population living in the Netherlands: a pilot study. European Journal of Public Health.
  • 2018. Access to healthcare and unmet health needs among Syrian asylum seekers in transit and at arrival in Norway. European Journal of Public Health.
  • 2018. A qualitative intervention approach to increase the participation of Pakistani and Somali women in cervical cancer screening program in Norway . European Journal of Public Health.
  • 2009. Effect of Personal Exposure to Indoor Air Pollution from Solid Fuel on Lung Symptoms and Function in Women: An Exposure-Response Analysis from the Guatemala Woodstove Randomised Control Trial. Epidemiology. S206-S206.
  • 2007. Does reduced indoor air pollution exposure have similar impact on upper and lower respiratory symptoms? Epidemiology. S114-S115.
Poster
  • 2014. Managing mental health problems among immigrant women.
  • 2013. Use of GP services for mental health problems: A comparison with Norwegians and immigrants.
  • 2010. Immigrant GPS in Norway.
  • 2006. Self Perceived Health after a Randomised Intervention Trial Reducing Indoor Air Pollution (IAP). RESPIRE Guatemala.
  • 2004. Eye Discomfort, Headache And Back Pain Among Women In Guatemala Using Open Fires For Cooking And Heating.
Vitenskapelig oversiktsartikkel/review
  • 2018. Migrants access to healthcare services within the European Union: a content analysis of policy documents in Ireland, Portugal and Spain. 11 sider.
  • 2017. Interventions to improve immigrant health. A scoping review. 433-439.
Fagartikkel
  • 2011. Ser medico de familia en Noruega (Being a General Practitioner in Norway). AMF (Actualizacion en Medicina de Familia). 231-233.
Faglig kapittel
  • 2017. Epidemiology of Dementia in Migrant- and Ethnic-Minority Populations. 29-48. I:
    • 2017. Dementia, Ethnic Minorities and Migrants - A Review of the Literature. .
  • 2017. Diagnosis and Management of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities With Dementia. 49-62. I:
    • 2017. Dementia, Ethnic Minorities and Migrants - A Review of the Literature. .
  • 2016. Språk og kultur på legevakten. . I:
    • 2016. Legevaktarbeid - En innføringsbok for leger og sykepleiere. Gyldendal Norsk Forlag A/S.
Intervju tidsskrift
  • 2012. Norges unge legers representant i Europa. Robert Burman intervjuet av Esperanza Díaz. Utposten.

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Publications last five years:

·       Peer-reviewed:

* Diaz E, Kumar BN. Differential utilization of Primary Health Care services among older immigrants and Norwegians. A register-based comparative study in Norway. BMC Health Services Research 2014

* Diaz E, Gimeno-Feliu L-A, Calderón-Larrañaga A, Prado-Torres A. Frequent attenders in general practice and immigrant status in Norway: A nationwide cross-sectional study. Scan J Prim Health Care 2014

* D Pope, E Diaz, T Smith-Sivertsen, RT Lie, P Bakke, J Balmes, K Smith, N Bruce. Associations of Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function with Measured Carbon Monoxide Concentrations among Nonsmoking Women Exposed to Household Air Pollution: The RESPIRE Trial, Guatemala. Environmental Health perspectives 2014

*M Straiton, A Renflot, E Diaz. Immigrants’ use of primary health care services for mental health problems. BMC Health Services Research 2014

*Luis Andres Gimeno-Feliu, Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga, Esperanza Diaz,

Beatriz Poblador-Plou, Rosa Macipe-Costa, Alexandra Prados-Torres.The healthy migration effect in primary care. Gaceta Sanitaria 2014

*Diaz E, Calderón-Larrañaga A, Prado-Torres A, Poblador-Pou B, Gimeno-Feliu L-A. How do immigrants use primary healthcare services? A register-based study in Norway. European Journal Public Health 2014

*Dyremyrhr, Diaz, Meland. How adolescent subjective health and satisfaction with weight and body shape are related to participation in sports. Journal of Environmental and Public Health 2014:4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/851932

*Omland, G; Ruths, S; Diaz, E. Use of hormonal contraceptives among immigrant and native women in Norway: Data from the Norwegian Prescription Database. BJOG. 2014

*Diaz, E; Raza, A; Sandvik, H; Hjorleifsson, S. Immigrant and native regular general practitioners in Norway. A comparative registry-based observational study. European Journal of General Practice 2013.

*Sandvik, H; Hunskaar S; Diaz, E. Immigrants’ use of emergency primary health care in Norway: aregistry-based observational study. BMC Health Services Research 2012;12:308. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/12/308

*Sandvik, H; Hunskaar S; Diaz, E.Clinical practice patterns among native and immigrant doctors doing out-of-hours work in Norway: a registry-based observational study. BMJ Open 2012;2:e001153 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001153

*Sandvik, H; Hunskaar S; Diaz, E. Hvilke fastleger deltar i legevakt? (Which General Practitioners work out-of-hours?) Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association 2012;20:2277-2280.

*Sandvik, H; Hunskaar S; Diaz, E. Fastlegepasienters bruk av legevakt (Use of Emergency Room according to the Patients’ General Practitioner) Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association 2012;20:2272-2276.

*Diaz, E. Ser médico de familia en Noruega. (Being a General Practitioner in Norway).  AMF 2011;7(4):231-233.

*Diaz, E; Hjørleifsson, S. Immigrant general practitioners in Norway: A special resource? A qualitative study. Scand J Public Health 2011;31(3):239-244. 

 

1989-1995: Den medisinske fakultet, Universidad Autónoma i Madrid

1996-1999: Spesialitet i allmennmedisin i Spania.

 2003 og 2008: Spesialist i allmennmedisin i Norge.

2008: Philosophiae doctor (PhD) ved Universitetet i Bergen

 

Changing health and health care needs along the Syrian refugees’ trajectories to Norway: Relationships between somatic and mental health and their implication for treatment.

A community-based health intervention trial to increase attendance to the cervical cancer-screening program among immigrants in Norway.