Assessment on Acceptability of Methadone Services at Urban District Zanzibar

Ibrahim, Khamis Bhai (2018) Assessment on Acceptability of Methadone Services at Urban District Zanzibar. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study assessed the acceptability of methadone services at mental clinic in urban district in Zanzibar. To that end, the study explored knowledge of community on MAT services, analyzed sources of information about MAT services and examined community perception on MAT services. The research design was descriptive both qualitative and quantitative research approaches. Sample and sampling procedure was simple random and stratified where 15 parents, 25 PWID and 10 beneficiaries were included. Data collection method included interviews, administered self-questionnaire, and observation method was used. The findings have shown that majority of respondents had moderate knowledge about MAT services the major source of information about MAT services was the community members; majority of respondents had positive perceptions towards MAT services in urban district in Zanzibar. The study recommended that Ministry of Health, THPS, MAT clinic staff and other NGOs must design appropriate strategies and make adequate on the dissemination of knowledge on MAT service to the community and all-regions in Zanzibar.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 360 Social services; association
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology and social work
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2018 17:28
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2018 17:28
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2078

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