Essays about: "epidemic of hiv aids"

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  1. 1. Elderly Caregivers in Skipped-generation Households in Zambia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Ageing; Caregiving; Welfare Regime; Intergenerational Transfer; Extended Family; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Zambia recent socio-economic changes are placing an undue burden on the elderly. The burden is greatly associated with the HIV and AIDS epidemic, which has led to increased mortality of prime aged adults. READ MORE

  2. 2. POLITICAL WILL, NO FREE WILL? A Quantitative Analysis of the Influence of Contextual Factors on Leaders’ Political Will to Fight HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Marcus Plahusch; [2018-02-20]
    Keywords : political will; HIV AIDS; Africa; public policy; political economy;

    Abstract : Political will has become a ‘silver bullet’ in political science to explain the outcomes of public policy reforms. While success is seen as proof of its existence, failure is regularly attributed to a lack of political will. READ MORE

  3. 3. Discrimination and stigma – an interview study with nurses concerning persons living with HIV/AIDS in Nairobi

    University essay from Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för vårdvetenskap; Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för vårdvetenskap

    Author : Doruntina Bekteshi; Shukri Sharif; [2018]
    Keywords : HIV AIDS; Kenya; Nurse; Approaching; Caring;

    Abstract : Background: There are approximately 1.5 million people living with HIV in Kenya. The prevalence is at a lower level than at the peak of the epidemic because of free antiretroviral treatment, education and new methods to HIV testing. READ MORE

  4. 4. You can’t eat the sweet with the paper on : An anthropological study of perceptions of HIV and HIV prevention among Xhosa youth in Cape Town, South Africa

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Kajsa Yllequist; [2018]
    Keywords : HIV; HIV prevention; condom attitudes; Xhosa youth; loveLife; gender inequality; hegemonic masculinity; ulwaluko.;

    Abstract : South Africa has the biggest HIV epidemic in the world and the HIV rates among youth are especially alarming. In 2016 there were 110 000 new cases of HIV among 15 to 24-year-olds. The aim of this study is to describe and analyse perceptions of HIV and HIV prevention among Xhosa youth in the township of Langa, Cape Town. READ MORE

  5. 5. The dynamics of community participation in the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Zambia – A case study with the Mboole Rural Development Initiative

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

    Author : Rico Bergemann; [2017]
    Keywords : participation; community; HIV; AIDS; Zambia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis uses a mixed-method strategy to scrutinize the dynamics of community participation and how it can contribute to improve HIV/AIDS-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviors, paying particular attention to aspects of power and gender. In a case-study design, this thesis analyzes participation in the Mboole Rural Development Initiative and its projects with international donors utilizing an analytical framework developed for the purpose of this study. READ MORE