Search for dissertations about: "HIV and pregnancy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words HIV and pregnancy.

  1. 1. HIV and pregnancy

    Author : Susanne Lindgren; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HIV; pregnancy; screening; viraemia; CD4 cell counts; counselling; perinatal transmissionStockholm 1996;

    Abstract : From the Department of Clinical Science, Divisions of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Paediatrics and the Department of Immumology, Microbiology, Pathology and Infectious Diseases, Division of Clinical Virology, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden HIV and Pregnancy An Epidemiological, Clinical and Virological Study of HIV-infected Pregnant Women amd Their Offspring Susanne Lindgren Background: HIV infection is spread throughout most parts of the world with a substantial risk for afatal outcome within 10 years. The virus is transmitted sexually, by infected blood and from mother tochild. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health in Women of Reproductive Age : A Survey in Rural Zimbabwe

    Author : Carin Nilses; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Cross-sectional; developing country; women; reproduction; self-reported morbidity; anthropometric measurements; anaemia; malaria; syphilis; HIV; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : General and reproductive health and reproductive outcome were described in rural women of childbearing age (15-44 years) during 1992-93 in a cross-sectional study in Zimbabwe. Through a two-stage sampling procedure twelve villages were selected at random, and 79% of the women in the villages accepted to participate (n=1213). READ MORE

  3. 3. Whose Knowledge Counts? : A Study of Providers and Users of Antenatal Care in Rural Zimbabwe

    Author : Thubelihle Mathole; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Gunilla Lindmark; Els van Dongen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; International health; Evidence-based care; HIV AIDS; maternal health; midwifery; nurses; pregnancy; traditional birth attendants; Zimbabwe; Internationell hälsa; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis presents perspectives and experiences of different stakeholders and their ways of reasoning around pregnancy and pregnancy care. Data were generated from individual interviews with 25 health care providers, 18 women and 6 traditional birth attendants (TBAs) as well as 11 focus groups discussions with women, men and TBAs. READ MORE

  4. 4. General awareness of HIV, tuberculosis co-infections and the quality of life among patients with HIV in Xinjiang, in western China

    Author : Rena Maimaiti; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HIV; tuberculosis; quality of life; prevention; pregnancy; isoniazid prophylaxis; treatment outcome;

    Abstract : Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and human immune deficiency virus (HIV) infections are major public health problems, particularly in low and middle-income countries. China has the second-highest number of TB cases per year in the world. The overall aims of my thesis were to analyze awareness of HIV and identify measures for its prevention. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sexuality in women living with HIV

    Author : Ewa Carlsson-Lalloo; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV; Childbearing; Sexuality; Women;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to investigate different aspects of sexuality in women living with HIV in Sweden. Study I was a meta-synthesis of 18 qualitative studies describing experiences of sexuality and reproduction in women living with HIV. READ MORE