Search for dissertations about: "Malaria in pregnancy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words Malaria in pregnancy.

  1. 1. Anaemia in women of reproductive age in Tanzania : A study in Dar es Salaam

    Author : Siriel Nanzia Massawe; Per Bergsjø; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; pregnancy; iron deficiency; intervention; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : The overall aims of the study were to determine the prevalence of anaemia in women of reproductive age and to investigate the underlying causes, as well as assess the effectiveness of antenatal care (ANC) interventions for anaemia prevention. Consecutive pregnant women booking for ANC (n=2235) were screened for anaemia, followed up and screened again late in pregnancy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Malaria during pregnancy and childhood : A focus on soluble mediators and neutrophils

    Author : Stéphanie Boström; Marita Troye-Blomberg; Maria Yazdanbakhsh; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Plasmodium falciparum; pregnancy; childhood; neutrophils; biomarkers; cytokines; chemokines; antibodies; Fulani; Dogon; immunologi; Immunology;

    Abstract : In areas where malaria is endemic, pregnant women and children bear the main burden of severe and life-threatening malarial disease. The aim of this work was to study the impact of Plasmodium falciparum infection on inflammatory responses in pregnant women and children residing in African countries. READ MORE

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

    Author : Carin Nilses; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. Malaria in travellers and migrants

    Author : Andreas Wångdahl; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Malaria is a potentially fatal disease that caused approximately 241 million cases and 627 000 deaths in 2020, most in children in Sub-Saharan Africa. In non-endemic countries, malaria is imported by travellers and migrants and timely management and treatment is crucial. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk Estimation and Prediction of Preeclampsia, IUGR, and Thrombosis in Pregnancy

    Author : Pelle Lindqvist; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gynaecology; andrology; Obstetrics; Thrombosis; Smoking; Risk estimation; Risk; Pregnancy; Preeclampsia; IUGR; Evolution; Fetal loss; Abortion; APC resistance; reproduction; Obstetrik; sexuality; sexualitet; reproduktion; andrologi; gynekologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to improve background knowledge for making a reliable medical evaluation at the first visit of a woman in her 13th gestational week, to the antenatal clinic. We have focused on the prediction and the risk estimation of preeclampsia, intra-uterine growth restriction (IUGR), and thrombosis. READ MORE