Essays about: "HIV prevention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 essays containing the words HIV prevention.

  1. 1. Masculinity and HIV The impact of men’s masculinities on risky behaviour in Umgungundlovu district, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Ronald Byaruhanga; [2020-01-31]
    Keywords : HIV and AIDS; Masculinity; Risky behaviour.;

    Abstract : This study aimed at exploring the relationship between masculinities and HIV and AIDS. In so doing, the study sought to provide a thorough understanding of whether specific masculine identities influence men to indulge in unsafe sexual practices in uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modelling the Impact of Drug Resistance on Treatment as Prevention as an HIV Control Strategy

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Andreas Rylander; Liam Persson; [2019]
    Keywords : Bachelor Thesis; Applied Mathematics; Stochastic Modelling; HIV; HIV Control Strategy; Resistance Profiling; Treatment as Prevention; Kandidatexamensarbete; Tillämpad Matematik; Stokastisk Modellering; HIV; Smittorisk-förebyggande Behandling av HIV; Resistansprofilering;

    Abstract : Uganda is using a strategy called treatment as prevention where as many individuals as possible that are infected with HIV receive treatment. As a result, the number of newly infected individuals has decreased significantly. However, there is a discussion about a potential problem regarding transmitted drug resistance. READ MORE

  3. 3. “In HIV response in Tanzania no one should be left behind”: a Socio-Ecological analysis of civil society organizations’ possibilities to prevent HIV infection among vulnerable girls and women in Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Isabela Nunes Franciscon; [2019]
    Keywords : gender inequalities; HIV prevention; civil society organizations; Social Determinants of Health; Socio-Ecological framework; Tanzania; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study illuminates civil society organizations (CSOs)’ possibilities to prevent HIV among girls and women in Tanzania, reflecting on policy implications. A qualitative case study was conducted with a purposively selected CSO, Mtandao. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nurses' experiences of working with Prevention of Mother-to-Child transmission of HIV : A minor field study in the Rufiji district of Tanzania

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för vård, arbetsliv och välfärd; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för vård, arbetsliv och välfärd

    Author : Kajsa Davidsson; Elisa Torstensson; [2018]
    Keywords : PMTCT; MTCT; prevention of HIV; nursing; counseling; qualitative content analysis; Tanzania; minor field study;

    Abstract : This study is a Minor Field Study and is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). At the end of 2016 there were 1.4 million people living with HIV in Tanzania; That same year approximately 55.000 people were newly infected with the disease. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peer To Peer - ABC Behaviours And Life Skills For Positive Change In Uganda. A Time-Space Case Study Of The Impact Of Peer Education To HIV Prevention In Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Petter Forkstam; [2018]
    Keywords : Peer education; Stigma; Empowerment; ABC behaviours; Diffusion of innovations; Uganda; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this case study was to explain the impact of peer education to promote behavioural change in a student community. The ABC behaviours to abstain, be faithful and use condom have been central and unique behavioural approach to reduce HIV infections in the 1990s in Uganda. READ MORE