Factors Affecting Prevention Of Hiv/Aids Among People With Disabilities In Nkondo Sub-county, Buyenda District

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ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to determine factors that affect prevention of HIV/AIDS among people with Disabilities in Nkondo Sub-County, Buyenda District. In fulfilling this purpose, the study determined level of prevalence of HIV/AIDS among people with disabilities in Nkondo Sub-County; determined the social factors that influence prevention of HIV/AIDS among people with disabilities; economic factors that affect prevention of HIV/AIDS among people with disabilities and lastly, some HIV/AIDS prevention strategies employed at Nkondo Sub-County were established. Descriptive correlative design was used in this study and sample size of 80 people of different category was sampled through purposive sampling. Both primary and secondary data formed basis of this study and questionnaires were used to collect data from the field. Ethical and logistic considerations of research were also seriously considered in this research. Both qualitative and quantitatively data analysis were employed using frequencies and percentages. Study findings reveal that the HIV AIDS prevalence among people with Disabilities in Nkondo Sub-County was generally high; social factors were also found to be influential on prevention of HIV/AIDS among PWDS; Economic factors was also found to be affection prevention of HIV/AIDS among people with disabilities; and HIV/AIDS preventive measures were also found to be low in the Sub-County. The study therefore concluded that both economic and social factors are instrumental in limiting prevention of HIV/AIDS among people with disabilities. However~ in order to reduce the prevalence and new infections among PWDS, it was recommended that different approaches should be involved and involvement of different stakeholders such as the central government, local government, NGOS in the prevention of HIV/AIDS program for PWDS is likely to help.

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Research, S. (2022). Factors Affecting Prevention Of Hiv/Aids Among People With Disabilities In Nkondo Sub-county, Buyenda District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-prevention-of-hiv-aids-among-people-with-disabilities-in-nkondo-sub-county-buyenda-district-2

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Research, SSA "Factors Affecting Prevention Of Hiv/Aids Among People With Disabilities In Nkondo Sub-county, Buyenda District" Afribary. Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-prevention-of-hiv-aids-among-people-with-disabilities-in-nkondo-sub-county-buyenda-district-2. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "Factors Affecting Prevention Of Hiv/Aids Among People With Disabilities In Nkondo Sub-county, Buyenda District". Afribary, Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022. Web. 29 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-prevention-of-hiv-aids-among-people-with-disabilities-in-nkondo-sub-county-buyenda-district-2 >.

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Research, SSA . "Factors Affecting Prevention Of Hiv/Aids Among People With Disabilities In Nkondo Sub-county, Buyenda District" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 29, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-prevention-of-hiv-aids-among-people-with-disabilities-in-nkondo-sub-county-buyenda-district-2