Search for dissertations about: "Vanuatu"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word Vanuatu.

  1. 1. Malaria on islands : human and parasite diversities and implications for malaria control in Vanuatu

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Author : Akira Kaneko; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; malaria; Plasmodium falciparum; Plasmodium vivax; glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency; CYP2C19; dihydrofolate reductase; cycloguanil; proguanil; mass drug administration; diversity; island; Vanuatu; Pacific;

    Abstract : The genetic diversities displayed by human and malaria parasites at different frequencies in different geographical areas represent a major obstacle for the development of malaria control strategies including malaria chemotherapy and malaria vaccine. We investigated some genetic diversities on Vanuatu islands with various malaria endemicities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Immunity and immunological surveillance for malaria elimination in tropical islands

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology

    Author : Zulkarnain Md Idris; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Malaria remains one of the most significant global public health challenges. Nearly half of the world’s population remains at risk, largely in African Region. In the past decade, considerable progress has been made in the global fight to control and eliminate malaria. READ MORE

  3. 3. Play as Freedom Implications for ICT4D

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Pedro Ferreira; Kristina Höök; Jonathan Donner; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Tech nologies for Development (ICT4D) deals with understanding the relationship between modern technology use and social and economic development. While play may not appear as an immediate concern to the field, a recent body of work has emerged questioning the role of play in ICT4D and the reasons behind its apparent dismissal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Spread and distribution of drug resistance and compensatory mutations in Plasmodium falciparum

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Solna

    Author : Irina Tatiana Jovel Quiñonez Dalmau; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : In 2010 there were an estimated 216 million cases of malaria worldwide. In Honduras there were ~9000 cases of which 88% were due to Plasmodium vivax mono-infection. Chloroquine (CQ) resistant Plasmodium falciparum have spread throughout the world curtailing its use. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of molecular markers in drug resistant malaria

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology

    Author : Irina Tatiana Jovel Quiñonez Dalmau; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: There were an estimated 207 million cases of malaria in 2012 of which 91% were due to Plasmodium falciparum. Antimalarial drug resistance constitutes a major problem in the efforts to control malaria. READ MORE