Essays about: "Malaria"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 essays containing the word Malaria.

  1. 1. Missing the mark on malaria?A quantitative study of the effects of the 2007 Malawian malaria treatment change on under-five mortality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Cecilia Smitt Meyer; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Under-five mortality; Difference-in-difference; Malaria; Malawi;

    Abstract : Malaria continues to impose a high burden on the Malawian population, in particular on children under the age of five, accounting for about 20 percent of all deaths among under-fives in 2000. In an effort to curb these numbers, the Malawian government launched a new Malaria Strategic Plan in 2005, aimed at reducing malaria morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nurses´ experiences when caring for patients infected with malaria in Tanzania : A qualitative interview study

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för omvårdnad; Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för omvårdnad

    Author : Evelina Persson; Emmie Lindgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Person-centered care; Medical treatment; Differential diagnosis; Education; Prevention.;

    Abstract : Background: Malaria is one of the mosquito-transmitted diseases that is killing millions of people every year, with the highest prevalence in Africa. In Tanzania, more than 90 percent of the inhabitants are at risk of being infected with malaria. READ MORE

  3. 3. Method for coupling modulatedscattered light from free flyinginsects to harmonics and theirrelative phases

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förbränningsfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Martin Patricks; Ludvig Anderberg; [2020]
    Keywords : frequency estimation; phase estimation; matched phase reassignment; entomologic lidar; modulation spectroscopy; scattered light; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Using laser it is possible to measure the backscattered light from insects. The resulting signal can then be analysed in order to potentially determine the species of the insect. READ MORE

  4. 4. Synthesis and Characterization of some Photo-CORM and Photosensitizers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiska institutionen

    Author : Joachim Björklund; [2019]
    Keywords : Inorganic Chemistry; Bioinorganic Chemistry; CORM; Photo-CORM; Photosensitizers; Synthesis; Characterization; Oorganisk kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : It is well known that Carbon monoxide is a toxic and hazardous gas, but during recent years it has been proven that using a controlled concentration, carbon monoxide can in fact be used as a therapeutic agent, and can contribute to decrease malaria, treat cardiovascular and lung diseases and potentially even treat cancer, among other things. The main problem in using carbon monoxide directly is the fact that it is not trivial to control the volume of gas inhaled, compromising its use as a therapeutic agent. READ MORE

  5. 5. Street-Level Bureaucrats in Homa Bay County, Kenya – A bottom-up implementation analysis of the policies on malaria and gender inequalities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Vindar Fritzell; [2019]
    Keywords : Community health volunteers; Street-level bureaucrats; Kenya; Policy implementation; Gender; Malaria in Pregnancy; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The fight against malaria in Kenya is tightly connected to gender inequalities. The traditional gender roles in some households create exposure patterns that affect the most vulnerable groups: pregnant women and children. READ MORE