Search for dissertations about: "HIV"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 578 swedish dissertations containing the word HIV.

  1. 1. HIV/AIDS in Sweden and the United Kingdom : policy networks 1982-1992

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Dagmar von Walden Laing; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV infections epidemiology; HIV infections prevention contro; l Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome epidemiology; Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome prevention control; Disease outbreaks; Communicable disease control; Sweden; Great Britain; AIDS; HIV; politiska aspekter; Sverige; Storbritannien; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The focus of this study is on the development and influence of HIV/AIDS policy networks in Sweden and United Kingdom during the period 1982-92, from the period when the lethal disease which was later named AIDS first appeared in the two countries, to the time when HIV/AIDS policy was integrated into the main policy field of infectious diseases. The networks are defined as structural arrangements between organisations and individuals, who are in frequent contact with one another in order to prevent HIV infection, to reduce the personal and social impact of HIV infection, and to care for those already infected. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiological aspects of tuberculosis in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

    University dissertation from Per Gustafson, Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital MAS, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Per Gustafson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tuberculin skin test; Infections; Infektioner; survival; mortality; case fatality rate; risk factor; incidence; Guinea-Bissau; Africa; epidemiology; Mycobacterium tuberculosis; HIV-2; HIV-1; HIV; Tbc; Tuberculosis; TB;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Tuberkulos (Tbc) är en sjukdom som plågat mänskligheten sedan årtusenden före Kristi födelse. Bakterien som orsakar Tbc sprids från person till person företrädesvis via luftvägarna. En tredjedel av världens befolkning tros vara smittad; ca 10% av dessa utvecklar aktiv Tbc någon gång under livet. READ MORE

  3. 3. HIV-1 evolution, disease progression and molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 single and HIV-1 and HIV-2 dual-infected individuals in Guinea-Bissau

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Joakim Esbjörnsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV-1; HIV-2; Guinea-Bissau; subtype; disease progression; evolution; coreceptor tropism; CXCR4; gp120; V1-V3; CD4%; CD8%; soluble immune markers;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish HIV är en av de dödligaste farsoterna i världen och 30-40 miljoner människor beräknas ha dött AIDS. Genom att konstant förändra sig ligger viruset hela tiden ett steg före immunförsvaret, och immunförsvaret klarar därför inte av att bekämpa infektionen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Structural Studies of Bacteriophage PRR1 and HIV-1 protease

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magnus Persson; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; PRR1; HIV; Structural Biology; X-ray crystallography; PRR1; HIV-1 protease; NCS; crystallography; inhibitor; virus; bacteriophage; X-ray crystallography; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Microbiology Virology; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Mikrobiologi Virologi; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Clinical genetics Molecular biology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Klinisk genetik Molekylärbiologi;

    Abstract : Viruses are a diverse genera of organisms adapted to thrive in many different hosts from prokaryotic to eukaryotic.We present here the structure of bacteriophage PRR1 virus-like particle (VLP), belonging to Leviviridae family. Our structure reveals calcium ions in the VLP. READ MORE

  5. 5. HIV and Infant Feeding Operational Challenges of Achieving Safe Infant Feeding Practices

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Tanya Doherty; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : International health; HIV AIDS; Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV; infant feeding; child health; qualitative research; cohort study; programme evaluation; nutrition; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the uptake of the national Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme in South Africa, and the challenges of achieving safe infant feeding practices in the context of HIV. The research studies contained in this thesis utilised a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods in order to provide a full understanding of the challenges of moving from efficacy to effectiveness in PMTCT programmes. READ MORE