Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV services is very essential in this era of HIV/AIDS. The study sought to establish mothers’ perceptions of selected factors influencing awareness of PMTCT services at the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital, Nakuru. The study population comprised 217 pregnant women who attended ANC and PMTCT clinic. Case study design was used & the data was collected by use of a questionnaire designed by the researcher. The results were analyzed and represented using frequencies, percentages, and Chi-square. Statistical Package for Social Science.Findings established that the majority of the respondents perceived counseling as moderately effective on PMTCT Services as compared to those who perceived it as highly effective. The research recommended a need to scale up awareness campaign of PMTCT Services through public meetings, support groups and mass media to breach the gap between awareness and intake of the services as well as HIV Counseling and testing be made a routine service to enable pregnant women to make informed decision about their pregnancy and receive appropriate and timely interventions to reduce MTCT of HIV.
|Author||Yuniah Bonareri Bitengo Nyanchoka|
|Number of Pages||68|
|Country of Manufacture||India|
|Product Brand||LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing|
|Product Packaging Info||Box|
|In The Box||1 Piece|
|Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com||2015-10-08 00:00:00|