Doctoral Theses | Global and Sexual Health

Doctoral theses defended rom the research group Global and Sexual Health.

2022

Goodluck Willey Lyatuu - Lifelong antiretroviral treatment for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in routine healthcare in Tanzania, what works? 
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

Muslima Ejaz - Human papillomavirus in men who have sex with men, transgender women and people living with HIV in Pakistan
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

2020

Niklas Karlsson - HIV and hepatitis C prevention among people who inject drugs in Sweden : harm reduction policies, risk behaviour interventions and outcomes
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

2019

Mia Liisa van der Kop - Retention during the first year of HIV care and the effect of an interactive text-messaging service on patient engagement in care
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

Galit Andersson - Quality of life and sexual health among transgender people and people living with HIV in Sweden
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

Celia García-Pareja - Topics on mathematical statistics for medical applications : summary measures and exact simulation of diffusions
Co-supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

2018

Theodora Mbunda - Count in the young people : HIV vaccine trial participation in Tanzania
Main supervisor: Asli Kulane

Jesse Coleman - Sawubona MAMA : Using mHealth to improve maternal, neonatal and child health outcomes in South Africa
Main supervisor: Anna Thorson

Michele Santacatterina - Mathematical programming for optimal probability weighting
Co-supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

2017

Helga Elineema Naburi - Implementing prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania : human resources, client and provider satisfaction and cost-effectiveness
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

Keshab Deuba - HIV trends, risk behaviours, social structural barriers and retention in HIV care among key populations in Nepal and the Asia-Pacific region
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

2014

Matilda Ngarina - Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 by antiretroviral treatment and the impact on maternal health in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Co-supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

2013

Yanga Zembe - Sexual risk taking and HIV vulnerability among young women in post-apartheid South Africa
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

Hanani Tabana  - Uptake of HIV testing : assessing the impact of a home-based intervention in rural South Africa

Abela Mpobela Agnarson - Multiple sexual relationships and the stigma associated with anti-retroviral therapy in rural Tanzania : Implications for HIV prevention and treatment interventions
Co-supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

2012

Elin Larsson - Missed opportunities : prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Uganda
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

2011

Ziad El-Khatib - Virologic failure and HIV-1 drug resistance among antiretroviral therapy recipients in an urban resource-limited setting - the South African Virologic Evaluation (SAVE) study
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

Patricia Opondo Awiti Ujiji - 'Striving for Motherhood': Understanding the Socio-Cultural Context of Realizing Childbearing Among Women in Kenya
Co-supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

Muhamadi Lubega - Lost in Transition: Pre-antiretroviral Care and Delayed Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda (joint degree KI & Makerere University)
Co-supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

2010

Anders Ragnarsson - Men and Sex : Construction of male sexuality and the implications for HIV prevention in urban settings in Kenya and South Africa
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

Christian Unge - Uptake, adherence and discontinuation of antiretroviral treatment in the Kibera slum, Nairobi, Kenya
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

Jolly Beyeza-Kashesya - Fertility and HIV Infection : Fertility Decision-making Challenges of Mutually- Disclosed Discordant Couples and Young People (joint degree KI & Makerere University)
Co-supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

2007

Stefan Hanson - Control of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections : Studies in Tanzania and Zambia
Co-supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström

2006

Daniel Kabonge Kaye (joint degree Karolinska Institutet & Makerer University) - Domestic violence during pregnancy in Uganda : The social biomedical consequenses and the relationship with induced abortion
Main supervisor: Anna Mia Ekström