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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words public health and hiv aids.

  1. 1. 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 : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; youth; HIV AIDS; university students; sexual coercion; religion; Uganda; sexual behavior; sexual health; mental health; social capital;

    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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The battleground of two Infections and a cancer: Human Papilloma Virus, premalignant lesions of the cervix and their interaction with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in southwestern Nigeria

    University dissertation from Division of Social Medicine and Global Health

    Author : Oliver Ezechi; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human papilloma virus; antiretroviral drugs; cervical cancer; HIV AIDS; pre-cancerous lesions; Nigeria;

    Abstract : Background: The highest numbers of HIV-infected women are in sub- Saharan Africa, where the natural progression of HIV disease in the absence of treatment results in death before the onset of invasive cervical cancer. With improved access to treatment, several studies outside West Africa demonstrated an increased risk of pre-invasive cervical lesions among HIV-infected women and the positive impact of treatment on the outcome. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The spread of HIV in Europe: Hidden epidemics and other barriers to universal access to prevention, treatment and care

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Jeffrey Lazarus; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; eastern; central Europe Europe; AIDS Antiretroviral therapy Delivery of health care Harm reduction Health policy Hepatitis B – prevention and control Hepatitis C – prevention and control HIV infections – prevention and control Midwifery Migrants and non-nationals Tuberculosis – prevention and control Asia;

    Abstract : Introduction An estimated 2.4 [1.8–3.2] million people in the WHO European Region now live with HIV, and none of the Region’s 53 countries have been spared. READ MORE