Essays about: "HIV"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 286 essays containing the word HIV.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Nurses' process to achieve adherence with TB/HIV co-infected persons

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Anna Heloiza Lundgren Ekberg; Sofie Stensman; [2020]
    Keywords : adherence; competence; interpersonal relations; person-centred care; TB HIV co-infection;

    Abstract : Bakgrund: Tuberkulos är den infektionssjukdom som leder till flest dödsfall globalt. HIV/AIDS orsakade en pandemi på 1980-talet som fortfarande är en allvarlig hälsorisk i vissa låg- och medelinkomstländer. 8500 personer lever med en TB/HIV co-infektion i Brasilien. READ MORE

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

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

    Author : Josefine Sundgren; [2020]
    Keywords : HIV-1; qPCR; Octapharma; Taqman; applied biochemistry; tillämpad biokemi; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The major problem when developing primers and probe sets for detection of HIV-1 is its high genetic variability and strong ability to mutate. HIV-1 is divided into four groups, M, N, O, P based on genetic similarities, and there are more than 70 different circulating recombinant forms. READ MORE