Factors Affecting Health Workers In Implementation Of Emtct Services At Bushenyi Health Centre Iv Bushenyi District

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ABSTRACT

The study focused on factors affecting health workers in implementation of EMTCT services at

Bushenyi Health Centre IV and the objectives of the study were, to find out the health worker

based factors affecting health workers in implementation of EMTCT services, to establish

maternal based factors affecting health workers in implementation of EMTCT services and to

assess mothers, knowledge in relation to participating in EMTCT services at Bushenyi health

Centre IV. The study was carried out at Bushenyi Health Centre IV which is located in Bushenyi

municipality in Bushenyi district which basically serves people from Bushenyi district with a few

others from neighboring districts. It descriptive and cross sectional in which quantitative and

qualitative methods of data collection were used and the study included health workers

offering EMTCT services to the mother and mothers receiving EMTCT services who were around

during the period of the study. The study found out that 81.25%, of the health workers had ever

attained EMTCT reinforcement workshop and only 3(18.75%) had not attended any workshop of

that nature since they were transferred to Bushenyi health Centre IV. Furthermore the study found

out that as cited by 6(37.5%) of the health workers who participated in the study, mothers

delivering from home is one of the setbacks to effective delivery of EMTCT program. The study

found out that a bigger percentage of mothers at 93.75% have knowledge on various methods in

which HIV can spread from the mother to the baby and only 6.25 percentage said she didn’t know

of such ways and regarding knowledge on importance of VCT, study found out that all the 16

mothers who took part in the study knew that its of health importance to attend a VCT, but they

didn’t have a detailed information about how EMTCT could help a mother who is found HIV positive


Table of Contents

DECLARATION ........................................................................................................................................... ii

COPY RIGHT. ............................................................................................................................................. iii

RESEARCH APPROVAL ........................................................................................................................... iv

LIST OF FIGURES .................................................................................................................................... viii

DEDICATION .............................................................................................................................................. x

LIST OF ABBREVIATION ......................................................................................................................... xi

OPERATIONAL DEFINITIONS ............................................................................................................... xii

ABSTRACT ............................................................................................................................................... xiii

CHAPTER ONE: .......................................................................................................................................... 1

1.0 Introduction .......................................................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Back ground of the study. .................................................................................................................... 1

1.2 Problem statement ................................................................................................................................ 2

1.3 Purpose of the study ............................................................................................................................. 4

1.3.1 Broad objective .................................................................................................................................... 4

1.3.2 Specific objectives .............................................................................................................................. 4

1.4 Research questions ............................................................................................................................... 5

1.5 Justification ........................................................................................................................................... 6

CHAPTER TWO: ......................................................................................................................................... 7

LITERATURE REVIEW ............................................................................................................................. 7

2.0 Introduction .......................................................................................................................................... 7

2.1 Health worker based factors affecting health workers in implementation of EMTCT services ... 7

Human Resources on EMTCT Management ................................................................................................ 7

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APA

Research, S. (2022). Factors Affecting Health Workers In Implementation Of Emtct Services At Bushenyi Health Centre Iv Bushenyi District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-health-workers-in-implementation-of-emtct-services-at-bushenyi-health-centre-iv-bushenyi-district-2

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "Factors Affecting Health Workers In Implementation Of Emtct Services At Bushenyi Health Centre Iv Bushenyi District" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-health-workers-in-implementation-of-emtct-services-at-bushenyi-health-centre-iv-bushenyi-district-2. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "Factors Affecting Health Workers In Implementation Of Emtct Services At Bushenyi Health Centre Iv Bushenyi District". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-health-workers-in-implementation-of-emtct-services-at-bushenyi-health-centre-iv-bushenyi-district-2 >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "Factors Affecting Health Workers In Implementation Of Emtct Services At Bushenyi Health Centre Iv Bushenyi District" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-health-workers-in-implementation-of-emtct-services-at-bushenyi-health-centre-iv-bushenyi-district-2