Search for dissertations about: "hiv aids and education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words hiv aids and education.

  1. 1. Essays on Economic Behaviour: HIV/AIDS, Schooling, and Inequality

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

    Author : Annika Lindskog; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Africa; Malawi; Ethiopia; HIV AIDS; Inequality; Fertility; Mortality; Education; Within-household spillovers; Credit constraints; Diversification; Uncertainty; Redistribution; Fairness;

    Abstract : Paper 1: Economic Inequality and HIV in Malawi To analyze if the spread of HIV is related to economic inequality we estimate multilevel models of the individual probability of HIV infection among young Malawian women. We find a positive association between HIV infection and inequality at both the neighbourhood and district levels, but no effect of individual poverty. READ MORE

  2. 2. Safe Sex, Unsafe Identities : Intersections of ’Race’, Gender and Sexuality in Swedish HIV/AIDS Policy

    University dissertation from Institutionen för samhälls- och välfärdsstudier

    Author : Anna Bredström; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; policy; Sweden; racism; ethnicity; migration; gender; sexuality; intersectionality; sexual health; sexual education; safer sex; hiv aids; policy; Sverige; rasism; etnicitet; migration; genus; sexualitet; intersektionalitet; sexuell hälsa; sexualupplysning; säkrare sex; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Ethnicity; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Etnicitet;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the different depictions of ‘immigrants’ and the ways in which migration, ethnicity and racism have been handled by Swedish HIV/AIDS policy since the early 1980s. The dissertation consists of five separate articles and an introductory chapter that outlines the discourse-theoretical approach used in the subsequent articles. READ MORE

  3. 3. Averting HIV and AIDS epidemic in Nicaragua : Studies of prevalence, knowledge, attitudes, and behavior

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : William J. Ugarte Guevara; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV-related knowledge; vulnerability; risk behaviors; stigma; discrimination; men who have sex with men; gender; sexuality; Nicaragua; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to obtain an understanding of the dynamics of the HIV epidemic by estimating prevalence and exploring the relationship between HIV-related knowledge, attitudes, behavior, and HIV status in Nicaragua. Structured questionnaires were administered to adults from a health and demographic surveillance system in León, Nicaragua (Papers I–III). READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimization of HIV and tuberculosis co-treatment in Tanzania : drug-drug interactions and clinical outcomes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset

    Author : Sabina Mugusi; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV;

    Abstract : Background: Sub-Saharan Africa has been greatly affected by the HIV epidemic, with an estimated 23.5 million people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) residing within this region by the end of 2011, being the leading course of morbidity and mortality. Tanzania is one of the countries in this region with an HIV prevalence of 5.7% i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Community mobilization and peer education in a HIV-STI prevention program for university students

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset

    Author : Gary Svenson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : condoms; Social medicine; mobilization; peer education; community; university; young people; students; behaviour; determinants; prevention; STD; STI; HIV; AIDS; samhällsmedicin; Dermatology; venereology; Dermatologi; venereologi; Socialmedicin; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : Slowing the incidence of HIV and STI among young people requires that they change their sexual behaviours. There is evidence that community-based interventions that target multiple levels of influence can be effective. READ MORE