Effect of Confidentiality Magnitude on Access of VCT Services: A Case of Lugalo VCT Center

Kishia, Luckford Wingiasa (2016) Effect of Confidentiality Magnitude on Access of VCT Services: A Case of Lugalo VCT Center. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine and determine effect of confidentiality magnitude on access to VCT services at Lugalo VCT Center. Three objectives guided the study. to determine trend of attendance of the clients to HIV Voluntary Counseling service for the past six months, to explore on the intrinsic factors that influence acceptability of VCT services, to determine how confidentiality affects uptakes of VCT services. The study used both qualitative and quantitative approaches to a population of Peoples who use Lugalo hospital from various area with s sample size of 107. Questionnaires and Interviews, have been used as data collection tools, data analysis was done through a special programme known as SPSS. Findings revealed that the effectiveness of confidentiality magnitude on access to VCT services at Lugalo Hospital encourages clients to revisit the site since there was no any information that Lugalo service provider can display to the one who are not concern, Most the community members surrounding Lugalo hospital are aware on the importance and relevance of the VCT services among themselves. It is recommended that there is need to increase the coverage of HIV/AIDS information giving, there is a need to have special programs, In areas with access to newspapers, TV, radio the health information can be channeled through such means of communication. VCT services can be improved in various ways, by making the VCT services friendlier services to all age group Therefore, the training of the available counsel the skills of how they can deal with people is important if we want them to work with effectively. Responsible people in HIV intervention to people need to think of consulting policy makers on an established legalize for HIV test.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 360 Social services; association
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2017 08:04
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 10:38
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1745

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