Search for dissertations about: "public health and hiv aids"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words public health and hiv aids.

  1. 1. Who died, where, when and why? an investigation of HIV-related mortality in rural South Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Paul Mee; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV; AIDS; Mortality; Determinants; Risk Factor; Spatial Epidemiology; Structural Determinant; Antiretroviral Therapy; Healthcare Access; South Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; Traditional Medical Practitioner; Traditional Medicine; Tuberculosis; Health and Demographic Surveillance System; Global Health; Population Health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : BackgroundSouth Africa has experienced the most severe consequences of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Every community has been affected in some way, many experiencing huge increases in mortality,particularly before antiretroviral therapies (ART) were readily available. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bridging the Gap implementing tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS collaborative activities in the Northwest Region of Cameroon

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Barnabas N Njozing; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Tuberculosis; HIV AIDS; collaborative activities; Northwest Region; Cameroon.; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : IntroductionThe human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic has led to the upsurge of tuberculosis (TB) infection globally, but most especially in areas with high HIV prevalence. In the past, there was lack of a coordinated global and national response between TB and HIV programmes to curb the devastating impacts of both infections. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  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. Closing the gap applying health and socio-demographic surveillance to complex health transitions in South and sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Stephen M Tollman; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; demographic surveillance system; health transition; mortality transition; fertility transition; health policy; primary health care; South Africa; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: The challenge of research in resource-poor settings remains a profound concern and is closely linked to African social development. Work of this thesis spans the end of apartheid and first decade of the democratic era in South Africa, along with emergence of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. READ MORE