Essays about: "immunodeficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the word immunodeficiency.

  1. 1. The Effect of Socioeconomic, Patient, and Logistic Determinants on Antiretroviral Pre-Treatment Drug Resistance A Regression Analysis Model

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Miljövetenskap

    Author : Linah Faza; [2022]
    Keywords : HIV; Pre-treatment drug resistance; Antiretroviral; socioeconomic determinants; HDI; PrEP.;

    Abstract : Introduction Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a double stranded RNA retrovirus. According to the World Health Organization more than 30 million individuals were estimated to have HIV by the end of 2020, about 60% of which are in the African region. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The patient’s experience of living with HIV/AIDS

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för vårdvetenskap

    Author : Malik Douglas Damba; [2021]
    Keywords : Experience; HIV AIDS; living; Patients; Erfarenhet; HIV AIDS; leva; Patienter;

    Abstract : Background: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a deadly retrovirus that has no cure. After a long period of time without HIV treatment advances the disease to a more dangerous stage called acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The HIV/AIDS epidemic has claimed over 34 million lives of people worldwide. READ MORE

  4. 4. Treating latent tuberculosis : Efficacy of rifapentine plus isoniazid combination therapy vs. isoniazid monotherapy

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kemi och biomedicin (KOB)

    Author : Christinegie Khoury; [2021]
    Keywords : Latent tuberculosis infection; rifapentine; isoniazid;

    Abstract : Latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is a global health issue that affects approximately one quarter of the world’s population. It refers to a state of persistent immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis without clinical evidence of active tuberculosis (TB). READ MORE

  5. 5. Development of a predictive Antibiotic Burden Index for Primary Immunodeficiency – an explorative study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för farmaceutisk biovetenskap

    Author : Milan Al-Naqshbande; [2020]
    Keywords : Immunodeficiency; Immunbrist;

    Abstract : Introduction: Primary immunodeficiency is a medical condition characterized by frequent infections as a result of the immune system not functioning properly. Patients are usually treated with antibiotics and immunotherapy. Since there is no mutual database for patient records between primary care and healthcare, a communication gap arises. READ MORE