Essays about: "HIV"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 290 essays containing the word HIV.

  1. 1. Development of a novel quantitative PCR analysis method for HIV-1

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Tillämpad biokemi; Lunds universitet/Teoretisk kemi

    Author : Anna-Malin Hallberg; [2021]
    Keywords : HIV; PCR; primers; probes; virus; detection; blood plasma; pathogen; biological pharmaceutical; protein-based pharmaceutical; genotype; subtype; RT qPCR; extraction; TaqMa; RNA virus; cross-dimer; applied biochemistry; tillämpad biokemi; Biology and Life Sciences; Technology and Engineering; Chemistry;

    Abstract : Biological pharmaceuticals are the answer to many severe diseases of today’s society. Some of these are protein-based drugs and can be produced from human blood plasma. In order to guarantee the safety of patients, absence of any pathogens needs to be ensured. READ MORE

  2. 2. Age-disparate Partnerships and Socioeconomic Status - a study on HIV risk for adolescent girls and young women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Beatrice Holgersson; Iina Ojala; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : Socioeconomic status; HIV; Age disparate partnership; Adolescent girls young women; 90-90-90 treatment targets;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship between socioeconomic status and age-disparate partnerships for adolescent girls and young women aged 15-24 in KwaZulu-Natal. Age-disparate partnering is defined as engaging in a sexual partnership with a partner five years older or more. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life skills education: Reducing sexual risk behaviour among young women in South Africa? Analysing the effect of life skills education on life skills knowledge, sexual risk behaviour and HIV prevalence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Sandra Jaballah; Anna Wallin; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : AIDS; Behavioural Health; HIV; Life skills education; Life skills knowledge; Sexual risk behaviour; South Africa;

    Abstract : South Africa is considered to be the epicentre of the HIV pandemic and its women are disproportionally affected by the disease. A key strategy to prevent and mitigate the spread of HIV infection is the implementation of life skills education in all primary and secondary schools. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Viral Voices. Digital storytelling, women and HIV in Podcast Positivos: Mujeres VIHvas project

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Forum för genusvetenskap och jämställdhet

    Author : Cristina Arcas Noguera; [2020]
    Keywords : HIV; AIDS; women; silence; voice; disclosure; hegemonic herstory; digital storytelling; performing narratives; intersectionality; cyborg; podcast;

    Abstract : Despite being considered as the most social infection, there is little data on HIV infection in women. Women have not been considered beyond their reproductive role as subjects with a sexuality that transcends the historical mandate of biological reproduction, maintaining a secondary role in the infection. READ MORE