The Effects Of Water Scarcity On The Livelihoods Of Nomadic Pastoralists: A Case Study Of Kathile Sue-County, Kaabong District.

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of the study \Vas to examine the effectiveness of prevention of mother to child

transmission on Human Immune Virus /Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIY/AIDS)

prevalence among pregnant mothers ofNaguru Health center-Kampala District. It was guided by

three objectives namely:-i) To examine the challenges associated with effective prevention of

mother to child transmission among pregnant mothers of Naguru Health Center-Kampala

District, ii) to examine the prevalence rate of HIY/AIDS among pregnant mothers ofNaguru

Health center-Kampala District and iii) to determine the relationship between prevention of

mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS and its prevalence among pregnant mothers of

Naguru Health center-Kampala District. This study employed quantitative, descriptive

correlational survey. It was correlational in that it describes the relationship between the

effectiveness of prevention of mother to child transmission and HIY prevalence among pregnant

mothers. The researcher employed self administered questionnaire to collect data on

effectiveness of prevention of mother to child transmission and HIY prevalence among pregnant

mothers where a four Iikert scale was i) strongly disagree, ii) disagree, iii) agree, and iv) strongly

agree. The findings indicated that 70% of the respondents were 30 and above. The challenges

associated with effective prevention of mother to child transmission among pregnant mothers of

Naguru Health Center-Kampala District was generally often on average, only one item namely:

The language used by workers its had to understand (mean=3.76 standard deviation=.788) the

prevalence rate ofHIV/AIDS among pregnant mothers ofNaguru Health center is generally high

(overall mean=2.89 with a standard deviation of0.459) The findings also indicated a positive

significant relationship between prevention of mother to child transmission and prevalence of

HIY/AIDS (r=.685, sig. =0.000). From the findings and the conclusions of the study, the

researcher recommends:-There is a need to encourage pregnant mothers to pills as prescribed by

doctors, ii) Pregnant mothers are required to start antenatal as early as possible,iii) There is need

to provide post exposure prophylaxis to children as soon as they have realized any danger, iv)

There is a need to counsel pregnant mothers about stigma to protect their children v) There is a

need to senstive the pregnant mothers about the dangers of HIY/AIDS, vi)There is a need to

improve on the languages used in counseling pregnant mothers,vii) The youths should be

provided with knowledge about HIY/A!Ds and its effects and viii)There should be enough

information given on HIY/AIDS at a particular age that is to say modes of transmisison of

HIY/AIDS among expectant and non expectant mothers.

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARAT!ON .............................................................................................................................. i

APPROVAL .................................................................................................................................... ii

DEDICATION ............................................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT .............................................................................................................. iv

ABBREVIATIONS ......................................................................................................................... v

TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................................................................ vi

LIST OF TABLES .......................................................................................................................... ix

ABSTRACT .................................................................................................................................... x

CHAPTER ONE ............................................................................................................................ I

INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................................................... 1

1.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................... I

1.1 Background of the Study ............................................................................................................ I

1.2 Statement of the problem ...................................................................................................... 3

I .3 Purpose of the study ............................................................................................................. 4

1.4 Objectives ofthe study ......................................................................................................... 4

1.4.1 General Objective ............................................................................................................. 4

1.4.1 Speci fie Objectives ................................................................................................................. 4

1.5 Research Questions .................................................................................................................... 4

1.6 Null hypothesis .................................................................................................................... 5

1.7 Scope ................................................................................................................................... 5

!. 7".1. CJcogruphicct! scope ............................................................................................................... 5

1. 72 Crmfenl scope ................................................................................................................... 5

1. 7.3 777corclicul scopc ............................................................................................................. 5

1.8 Signilicance of the study ...................................................................................................... 6

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I . 9 Operational of Key terms ...................................................................................................... 6

CHAPTER TWO ........................................................................................................................... 8

REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE .................................................................................... 8

2.0 Introduction .......................................................................................................................... 8

2.1 Conceptual framework showing the effectiveness of prevention of mother to child

transmission and prevalence ofHIV/AID and reverse is true ......................................................... 8

2.2 Theoretical perspectives ............................................................................................................ 9

2.3 Related studies on the prevention of mother to child transmission and prevalence ofHIV/AlDS

............................................................................... II

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Research, SSA "The Effects Of Water Scarcity On The Livelihoods Of Nomadic Pastoralists: A Case Study Of Kathile Sue-County, Kaabong District." Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-water-scarcity-on-the-livelihoods-of-nomadic-pastoralists-a-case-study-of-kathile-sue-county-kaabong-district-3. Accessed 08 Feb. 2023.

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Research, SSA . "The Effects Of Water Scarcity On The Livelihoods Of Nomadic Pastoralists: A Case Study Of Kathile Sue-County, Kaabong District." Afribary (2022). Accessed February 08, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-water-scarcity-on-the-livelihoods-of-nomadic-pastoralists-a-case-study-of-kathile-sue-county-kaabong-district-3