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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words public health and hiv aids.

  1. 1. The Meaning of Health and Sexuality as experienced by Tanzanian Men and Women living with HIV/AIDS

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Gunnel Balaile; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; sexual health; prevention; qualitative method; gender; Tanzania; HIV AIDS; sexual health; prevention; qualitative method; gender; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Background: Sub-Saharan Africa has for more than two decades been hit by Human immunodeficiency virus/ Acquired immune-deficiency Syndrome, HIV/AIDS pandemic with a few signs of decline. In Tanzania, the prevalence of HIV is estimated to 7 percent and about 1.8 million Tanzanians are living with HIV. READ MORE

  2. 2. Between love and fear - determinants of sexual behavior among Ugandan university students

    University dissertation from Social Medicine and Global Health

    Author : Anette Agardh; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : youth; HIV AIDS; university students; sexual coercion; religion; Uganda; sexual behavior; sexual health; mental health; social capital; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : Background: More than half of all new HIV infections in sub-Saharan African countries, including Uganda, occur among young people between the ages of 15 and 24, the most sexually active period of their lives. Understanding the contextual determinants of sexual behavior in this group is crucial in combating the pandemic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Poverty and health in different contexts : : : Social inequalities in child mortality in Mozambique and 19th century Stockholm

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : G. Macassa; Stockholms universitet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Poverty; Mozambique; 19th century Stockholm; child mortality; social differentials; ethnic affiliation; inequalities in health; causes of death; wedlock.;

    Abstract : Infant and child mortality has declined in many low-income countries. However, in sub Saharan Africa, childhood mortality is still one of the major public health problems, which is worsening as some countries experience new increases in mortality due to HIV/AIDS. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cognitive Deficits and HIV Associated Psychotic Disorders in Uganda

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Noeline Nakasujja; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV AIDS;

    Abstract : Introduction: HIV infection is known to cause neuro-psychiatric disturbances whose prevalence ranges between 74-83%. The prevalence of HIV in patients with psychosis has been found at 18%. Cognitive dysfunction occurs in 37% of HIV individuals with advanced HIV/AIDS even after the initiation of antiretroviral therapy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Influencing HIV treatment success in India : do mobile phones really work?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Anita Shet; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV;

    Abstract : Background: Sustaining treatment adherence and long-term virological suppression is a global health challenge in HIV management. Mobile phone-based interventions are increasingly harnessed to enhance medication adherence in HIV infection, although supporting evidence for implementation is limited by lack of robust efficacy trials in settings such as India. READ MORE