Search for dissertations about: "thesis in HIV AIDS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 89 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis in HIV AIDS.

  1. 1. Caught in Culture? Cultural Transformation through HIV/AIDS Prevention Education in Zambia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Ellen Carm; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV AIDS prevention education; culture; transformation; multi-voiced and leveled strategy; cultural historical activity theory; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : The study explores the role and contribution of education in developing a localized and relevant HIV/AIDS prevention strategy through a multi-voiced approach, involving the educational institutions, as well as the traditional leaders, community-members, including parents. The study comprised all public schools in one Zambian province from 2002-2008. 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 : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. 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 : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. 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

  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 : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HIV; AIDS; gender; churches; traditional religion; focus groups; Swaziland; southern Africa; symbolic power; symbolic violence; male dominance; HIV-related stigmatization; silence; denial; mis-recognition.;

    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