Search for dissertations about: "hiv aids and education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 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. Community mobilization and peer education in a HIV-STI prevention program for university students

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

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

    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

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. A world on the move challenges and opportunities for hiv/aids and tuberculosis care and prevention among vulnerable migrant populations in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Faustine Nkulu Kalengayi; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; Tuberculosis; Caregivers caregiving; Culture cultural competence; Discrimination; Diversity; Immigrants Migrants; Interpretive description; Language linguistics; Interpreters; Thematic analysis; Screening; Sweden; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background: Migration is a global phenomenon that characterize today’s globalized world. Although, the relationship between migration and health in the host countries is not always negative, many countries, including Sweden are concerned about possible spread of infectious diseases of public health significance such as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB). READ MORE