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Title: Factors influencing availability, accessibility and utilization of post exposure prophylaxis of HIV by health care workers in Ainabkoi North Division, Eldoret East district
Authors: Stanley Kipkemboi Kemei
Keywords: Availability, accessibility and utilization of post exposure prophylaxis of HIV
PEP
HIV/AIDS
Ainabkoi North Division
Eldoret East district
Issue Date: Feb-2013
Publisher: Kampala International University, School of Health Sciences
Abstract: The study sought to examine the availability, accessibility and utilization of occupational exposure to HIV and the utilization of PEP among health care workers (HCW) in hospitals. The objectives of the study were; to determine the prevalence and types of occupational exposure in health care centres, determine accessibility and availability of occupational PEP services and assess utilization of HIV PEP services by HCWs in public and private health facilities in Eldoret East district. The study looked into the availability, accessibility and utilization of PEP of HIV by HCWs in both government and faith base health facilities in Eldoret East district. The study adopted exploratory research design, cross sectional and quantitative data for was collected. Structured questionnaire and in-depth interviews were used to collect the data. Data was sort, summarized and analyzed statistically. The study findings revealed that there is significant number exposure 19% annually as compared to the world 0.3% which is a subject to development and resources. The level of awareness of PEP in the health centres is low due to lack of PEP drugs in the Eldoret East district. The study recommends that there is need for the health centres facilities to conduct extensive awareness campaign to inform the health care workers of the PEP drugs availability and how it can utilized to prevent HIV infection after exposure. The findings will contribute to suggest policy changes that may lead to improvement in compliance by HCWs to universal precautions and/or use of PEP of HIV
Description: A research report submitted to the Faculty of Clinical Medicine and Dentistry in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Surger
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/2885
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