Search for dissertations about: "hiv aids"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 159 swedish dissertations containing the words hiv aids.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. HIV Patient Monitoring Framework Through Knowledge Engineering

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Charles Otine; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Action Research; Antiretroviral therapy ART ; AIDS; Classification; Databases; Data Mining; Data Warehousing; Health; ICT; IT; HIV; Open Source; Knowledge Discovery; Knowledge Engineering; Machine Learning; Regression;

    Abstract : Uganda has registered more than a million deaths since the HIV virus was first offi¬cially reported in the country over 3 decades ago. The governments in partnership with different groups have implemented different programmes to address the epidemic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nutri-medicinal plants used in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in western Uganda : documentation, phytochemistry and bioactivity evaluation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Savina Asiimwe; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : Natural Sciences; Naturvetenskap; Ethnobotanical study; Medicinal plants; HIV; AIDS; opportunistic infections; bacteria; fungi; GC-MS; phytochemistry; SPME; antioxidant; histopathology; biochemistry; hematology; western Uganda.; Kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : As a result of the AIDS epidemic, many people are immunocompromised and opportunistic infections are common. Medicinal plants constitute one of the fundaments of HIV treatment and are commonly used in management of HIV–related ailments, and also to counteract the side effects of antiretroviral therapy. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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 Filosofi; etik och religion; Humanities Philosophy; Ethics 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