Sökning: "STIS"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 37 avhandlingar innehållade ordet STIS.

  1. 1. Improving the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) : a study using Chlamydia trachomatis as a model infection

    Författare :Daniel Novak; Roger Karlsson; Berit Andersen; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; STI; Prevention; Chlamydia; Postal screening; cost effective; condom; Internet; self-selective screening; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Sammanfattning : Despite the current preventive strategies sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are rising. This thesis presents a model with the aim of improving the prevention of STIs. Chlamydia being the most common STI in Sweden serves as a model infection. The presented model is based on five performed studies. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Public health economics of chlamydia and other STIs : aspects of risk, prevention and resources

    Författare :Charlotte Deogan; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to increase the knowledge of the public health economic aspects of chlamydia and other STIs, in terms of risk, prevention and resources. In Study I, we examined the association between demographic, socioeconomic and lifestyle factors and the risk of self-reported chlamydial infection among young adults in the Stockholm public health cohort. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Perceptions of family planning and sexually transmitted infections among low-income men in Western Kenya

    Författare :Theresah Wambui; Anna-Christina Ek; Siw Alehagen; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Sammanfattning : Family planning has long been practiced in Kenya. Despite this, however, the country has had a high yearly increase rate of inhabitants. Family planning and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are stressed in the Millennium Development Goals by WHO, and are challenging issues worldwide. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Sexually transmitted infections in Uganda : implications for control

    Författare :Fred Ntoni Nuwaha; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Uganda; STD HIV; condom use; gender; partner treatment; partner notification; lay people s perceptions;

    Sammanfattning : Background: In Uganda, an AIDS control programme was launched in 1986. This served as an ignition for the control of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). There are indications that HIV/AIDS-control may be progressing well. However, the control of STIs/HIV in Uganda is far from ideal. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Natural History of Human Papillomavirus Infections and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections in Rwanda-Immunological Aspects of the Uterine Cervix

    Författare :Marie Francoise Mukanyangezi; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Human papillomavirus; cervical cancer; IL28B SNP rs12979860; Rwanda; screening; squamous intraepithelial lesion; radiotherapy; hyperbaric oxygen therapy;

    Sammanfattning : Objective: Cervical cancer stands for the predominant cause of cancer death among Rwandan women. Chronic Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection constitutes the main risk factor. LÄS MER