Essays about: "HIV"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 307 essays containing the word HIV.

  1. 1. Beyond vulnerabilities: Exploring the coping mechanisms of children as family heads in child-headed households in Kampala district Uganda.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Lambert Buzaare; [2021-10-07]
    Keywords : coping mechanisms; child-headed households; strengths and abilities;

    Abstract : Uganda is a signatory of both local and international child protection protocols and has further shown its great commitment to child welfare through various agencies put up to implement child welfare-related issues. Yet with all this, children in Uganda continue to be abused and their rights violated. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE CONCEPTION OF THE BATTLE AGAINST HIV IN SOUTH AFRICA - A Critical Discourse Analysis of Speeches by Mandela, Mbeki and Zuma

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Esther DeBoer; [2021-10-04]
    Keywords : African languages; South Africa; HIV AIDS; Mandela; Mbeki; Zuma; Critical Discourse Analysis; Legitimation Theory; Silent Discourse;

    Abstract : In the past decade South Africa has enrolled the biggest antiretroviral treatment programme(ARV) in the world to treat HIV/AIDS. The country has had a hard time to deal with the diseasefor a long time, however, now seems to make progress in combatting the disease and even setsan example for other countries in the world in how to deal with the disease. READ MORE

  3. 3. The expulsion of pregnant students in Uganda: Teacher perspectives on a contravention of 'Education for All’

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Amoni Kitooke; [2021-08-16]
    Keywords : schoolgirl pregnancy; student expulsion; education for all;

    Abstract : The denial of formal education to pregnant pre-tertiary school students contravenes universal access to quality education, yet the latter is a key aspiration of the 21st century. Only recently, in 2015, did Uganda draft guidelines on preventing and managing HIV/AIDS and pregnancy in school settings, with a COVID-19 related update in 2020. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Variations in the CCR5-gene and its effect on CAE, in goat

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Hanna Tiilikainen; [2021]
    Keywords : CCR5; caprine arthritis encephalitis; goat; SRLV; small ruminant lentiviruses;

    Abstract : Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis (CAE) is a disease negatively affecting goats, around the world. A mutation on the CCR5-gene has showed an increase in viral load. CAE is a lentivirus that affects the monocytes/macrophages. It is a disease similar to HIV in humans and the animal can be a carrier for months to years before symptoms start to show. READ MORE