Essays about: "malaria prevention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words malaria prevention.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Coping with malaria : Experiences of strategies for prevention and treatment in a village in Uganda

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Miljövetenskap

    Author : Linn Jansson Öhlén; [2020]
    Keywords : Malaria prevention; Treatment seeking; Mosquito net use; Rural Uganda; Political Ecology of Health; Human Agency; Healthcare System;

    Abstract : Few studies regarding treatment seeking behaviour related to Malaria have been conducted in Uganda, and most of the studies regarding use of mosquito nets that have been conducted are quantitative. There is thus a need for qualitative studies for a deeper understanding of the complex issue of coping with malaria in a resource limited setting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinants of utilization of insecticide-treated nets for malaria prevention among children under five years of age in Ghana: A secondary analysis of the National Malaria Indicator Survey Data 2016

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa

    Author : Thi Lan Vu; [2018]
    Keywords : insecticide-treated nets; malaria prevention; Ghana;

    Abstract : Background: Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) are one of the most effective prevention measures against malaria. Malaria is highly endemic in Ghana. READ MORE

  4. 4. Registered Nurses’ Experiences of Malaria Prevention in the Republic of the Congo

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Tilda Jönsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Education; Malaria prevention; Nurse’s experiences; Republic of the Congo; Malariaprevention; Republiken Kongo; Sjuksköterskans erfarenheter; Undervisning;

    Abstract : Background: In the Republic of the Congo, malaria is a major cause of death, in particular among children. Therefore, malaria prevention is of high priority. Registered nurses have an important role in illness prevention in sub-Saharan Africa, especially through education of the population. READ MORE

  5. 5. Determinants of use of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria during pregnancy in Kenya: A cross-sectional study based on the 2015 Malaria Indicator Survey

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Internationell mödra- och barnhälsovård (IMCH)

    Author : Lydia Ogunde; [2018]
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    Abstract : Background: Malaria in pregnancy is a preventable public health concern causing adverse maternal and fetal outcomes. Intermittent Preventive Treatment during pregnancy using Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine (IPTp-SP) is one of the main strategies used to prevent malaria. READ MORE