978-3-330-01297-4

Factors Influencing Uptake of Provider Initiated Counseling

And Testing of HIV at Kijauri Sub County Hospital

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Summary:

The researchers intended to determine the factors influencing uptake of Provider Initiated Counseling and Testing of HIV at Kijauri Sub County Hospital, the main sub county hospital within Borabu Sub County of Nyamira County. The objectives of the study were, To determine facility based factors influencing provider initiated counseling and testing of HIV at Kijauri Sub District Hospital, To establish social – cultural factors influencing provider initiated counseling and testing of HIV at Kijauri Sub District Hospital and To assess the level of clients knowledge about provider initiated counseling and testing and its relationship. It had targeted an eligible population of 5,760 adults (15-69 years) who were attending the facility for medical services according to Annual Operation Plan (AOP) of 2013-2014. The study used a descriptive cross sectional study design and sample set was sought using fisher et al. 1998 and after use of correction factor a total of 94 homogeneous adults, 47 males and 47 women out of the eligible targets (15-69 years) who sought outpatient services at Kijauri Sub County Hospital were included.

Author:

Peter Gitau Kiarie

Biographie:

Mr. Peter Gitau Kiarie, born in 1979, Bachelor of Science (Bsc) in Microbiology, Master of Science (Msc) in Microbiology. PhD ongoing in Medical Microbiology. Current position: Assistant Lecturer in Mount Kenya University, responsibility teaching, research, supervision and coordination of program.

Author:

Hillary Oswogo

Biographie:

Number of Pages:

52

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-03-28

ISBN:

978-3-330-01297-4

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

culture, Ethical, respondents, Stigma, discordance

Product category:

LAW / General