Search for dissertations about: "hiv aids"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 153 swedish dissertations containing the words hiv aids.

  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.; 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 Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anna Bredström; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Other Social Sciences International Migration and Ethnic Relations; Samhällsvetenskap Annan samhällsvetenskap Internationell Migration och Etniska Relationer IMER ; 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. Cyclic Sulfamide HIV-1 Protease Inhibitors : Design, Synthesis and Modelling

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Ax; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Basic Medicine Medicinal Chemistry; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Medicinska grundvetenskaper Läkemedelskemi; Pharmaceutical chemistry; AIDS; HIV; protease inhibitor; aspartic protease; molecular modelling; 3D-QSAR; CoMFA; Farmaceutisk kemi; PHARMACY Pharmaceutical chemistry; FARMACI Farmaceutisk kemi;

    Abstract : Ten years ago, the first protease inhibitor targeting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was approved for clinical use. Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), which combined protease and reverse transcriptase inhibitors, quickly became the standard therapy for treating patients infected with HIV and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). READ MORE

  4. 4. Not the Whole Story : The Impact of the Church, Traditional Religion and Society on the Individual and Collective Perceptions of HIV in Swaziland

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Gunilla Hallonsten; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : AIDS; HIV; gender; churches; traditional religion; focus groups; Swaziland; southern Africa; symbolic power; symbolic violence; male dominance; HIV-related stigmatization; silence; denial; mis-recognition.; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES and RELIGION;

    Abstract : The thesis is an attempt to contribute to a critical discussion around the discourses that characterize HIV in southern Africa in general, and in Swaziland in particular. The aim of the study is to explore and visualize the experiences of HIV-positive Swazi Christians in church and society, as well as an attempt to explain these experiences with the contributions of key informants and the Swazi tradition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tertiary Alcohol- or β-Hydroxy γ-Lactam-Based HIV-1 Protease Inhibitors : Microwave Applications in Batch and Continuous Flow Organic Synthesis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Per Öhrngren; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Basic Medicine Medicinal Chemistry; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Medicinska grundvetenskaper Läkemedelskemi; Engineering and Technology Chemical Engineering Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Teknik och teknologier Kemiteknik Farmaceutisk synteskemi; HIV; AIDS; protease inhibitor; aspartic protease; lactam; tertiary alcohol; continuous-flow; microwave; non-resonant; MAOS; Medicinal Chemistry; Läkemedelskemi;

    Abstract : Since the outbreak of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the 1980s, the disease has cost the lives of over 30 million people, and a further 33 million are currently living with the HIV infection. With the appropriate treatment, HIV/AIDS can today be regarded as a chronic but manageable disease. READ MORE